D’Iberville Woman Facing Charges of Exploiting Vulnerable Person

August 27, 2013

A D’Iberville woman is facing charges for alleged exploitation of a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.

Alexis Hampton, age 27, of D’Iberville, has been arrested by investigators with the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit  following indictment by a Harrison CountyGrand Jury on two counts exploitation of a vulnerable person.  The indictment alleges that Hampton, while working as an employee of the Lemoyne Place Assisted Living facility in Biloxi, allegedly withdrew over $600 from the 69-year-old alleged victim’s bank account without authorization.

Hampton is being held at Harrison CountyDetention Centerin Gulfport. If convicted of the charges, Hampton faces up to 10 years behind bars per eachcount (up to 20 years total).  As with all cases, the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

This case is being investigated by Jamie Patrick and will be prosecuted by Special AssistantAttorney General Myrick Jackson of the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

 

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