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Medical Technician Arrested for Abusing Mentally Disabled Patient

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Miami-Dade Police Department today announced the arrest of a medical technician for abuse of a mentally disabled patient. While a medical technician at Kendall Regional Medical Center, Giovanni Contreras, 52, allegedly became upset with a disabled patient asking questions. According to the investigation, Contreras grabbed the patient by the shirt and threw the patient to the ground. Kendall Regional Medical Center subsequently terminated Contreras.


Action Details

  • Date:April 21, 2016
  • Agency:Florida Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies