Healthcare GM Charged with Grand Larceny

Posted February 23, 2018 at 11:37 am

The former general manager of a healthcare laundry in the Northeast recently was charged with second-degree grand larceny in a case in which police allege that he diverted payments of more than $50,000 from customers to himself rather than the laundry.

Local authorities recently filed charges against the suspect, alleging that the criminal activity took place between February 2014 and October 2017. The case involved two linen supply customers that placed several orders for textiles through the suspect, who also ran an independent linen supply company.

Police allege that when the goods were delivered, the customers provided payments to the general manager, who apparently did not turn over all of the money to his employer. The laundry operator asked Textile Services Weekly not to use their name, and they declined to provide a statement on the case.

The investigation continues, but the lesson for linen supply operators is clear: any lack of transparency related to laundry managers who order goods from suppliers to fulfill customer requirements can lead to missing funds and potential theft and other illegal activities.