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Fmr. DFCS Worker Indicted for Elder Exploitation

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of Marquetta Curry, a former employee with the Jackson County Division of Family and Children Services, on one count each of exploitation of an elderly person, forgery and identity fraud.

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“We are working every single day to protect Georgia’s older and at-risk adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation of any kind,” said Carr. “This includes investigating healthcare billing fraud and prosecuting those who attempt to steal from our most vulnerable. We are proud of this latest indictment from our Medicaid Fraud Division and look forward to presenting our case in court.”

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The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Division presented evidence to a Jackson County grand jury, resulting in Curry’s indictment* on May 23, 2022.

Specifically, the indictment charges the defendant with the following which, if convicted, can carry the respective penalties:

  • One count of Exploitation of an Elder Person, O.C.G.A. § 16-5-102: 1-20 years in custody. 
  • One count of Forgery, O.C.G.A. § 16-9-1: 1-10 years in custody.
  • One count of Identity Fraud, O.C.G.A. § 16-9-121: 1-10 years in custody.

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