Nurse pleads guilty to money laundering in Medicaid fraud scheme

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A local nurse pleaded guilty Tuesday to money laundering and collecting thousands of dollars for services she could not have rendered. Prosecutors said this was part of a larger scheme a local treatment center used to make millions by filing fake Medicaid claims.

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Investigators said Devon Rambert-Hairston served as the medical director at Taylor Behavioral Health Center in Monroe starting in 2015.

In the video at the top of the page, Eyewitness News anchor Brittney Johnson dug through court documents and details what Hairston admitted to having done.