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New York nursing home owner charged with grand larceny for $3 million in fraudulent billing

Abe Zelmanowicz, former owner of two Bronx nursing homes, Eastchester Health Care Center and Split Rock Multi-Care Center was charged by Attorney General Elliot Spitzer’s office with one count of grand larceny and 20 counts of offering a false instrument for filing. Over seven years, Zelmanowicz defrauded the home out of $3 million. Spitzer’s office has also filed a lawsuit against Zelmanowicz seeking more than $12 million in penalties and restitution.