AG Rutledge announces arrest of former aide at North Little Rock veterans home
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of Marri Parks, 51, of Little Rock on multiple charges stemming from her time working at the Arkansas State Veterans Home at North Little Rock.
During her time as an employee of a third-party vendor working inside the facility, Parks allegedly accessed a resident’s debit card and fraudulently used it for transactions such as: alcohol, music and video streaming services, food delivery services, online shopping and even orthodontic care.
“We must do everything we can to protect society’s most vulnerable—our senior veterans,” said Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. “My office is fully dedicated to prosecuting those who abuse our system.”
The Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit with the support of the United States Marshal’s Service arrested Parks at a North Little Rock apartment. Parks faces charges of abuse of an endangered or impaired person, theft by receiving and fraudulent use of a credit card.