Former Tennessee hospital manager charged with stealing nearly $800K in supplies

Mr. Riker was indicted on one count of theft over $250,000 and 54 counts of money-laundering.

A former employee at Maury Regional Medical Center in Columbia, Tenn., was charged with stealing almost $800,000 worth of medical materials from the medical facility and offering them online for his individual advantage, Williamson Source reported..

The taken supplies include needles, wound dressings and surgical dressings, according to the comptrollers report..

His job allowed him to steal products from the health centers inventory and manipulate the inventory to make it appear the materials were provided to staff, according to private investigators from Tennessees Comptrollers Office, the Williamson Source reported..

Former system coordinator Tommy John Riker apparently stole $798,265 worth of materials from the health center between 2017 and 2019. He operated in the hospitals supply chain department and was accountable for acquiring and handling products in the medical facilitys inventory control system.

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Monday, October 19th, 2020
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