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Attorney General Alan Wilson announces Orangeburg woman and man charged with keeping vulnerable adults locked in dangerous unlicensed residential care home

(COLUMBIA, S.C.) ñ South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced that a joint investigation by his officeís Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (SCMFCU) and the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety (ODPS), in collaboration with SCDHECís Bureau of Healthcare Quality, has led to the arrest of Estelle A. Hutchinson, 52 years old, and Tracy T. Wright, 52 years old, both of Orangeburg, SC. The arrests were based on conduct occurring on February 15, 2024 at or around 243 Rome Street in Orangeburg, SC, where five vulnerable adults were found to be residing in an unlicensed Certified Residential Care Facility (CRCF).


Action Details

  • Date:March 19, 2024
  • Agency:South Carolina Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies