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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest And Guilty Plea Of Erie County Nurse Aide For Taking And Exchanging Compromising Photograph Of Incontinenet Patient Via Snapchat

NEW YORK - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of Edward J. Melock, a nurse aide in Erie County, for taking and exchanging a compromising photograph of an incontinent patient via the smartphone app Snapchat. Melock, who was employed at Greenfield Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lancaster, was accused of taking the photograph of an elderly patient in a state of undress on or about March 1, 2013, and sharing it via Snapchat.


Action Details

  • Date:February 3, 2015
  • Agency:Attorney General of New York
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies