A bed license allows a nursing home to do business in
Bell told the victim she owned about 120 bed licenses, which she planned to sell for
An investigation found the bed licenses Bell once controlled are no longer valid.
Detectives reviewed Bell's bank records after obtaining a search warrant. Some money the victim loaned her was withdrawn at The Meadows Racetrack & Casino in
"Every time the victim asked for his money to be repaid, (Bell) had a different excuse as to why she couldn't pay him back," the complaint states.
Bell was arraigned Thursday on charges of theft by deception, receiving stolen property and deceptive or fraudulent business practices. She was released on non-monetary bail and faces a preliminary hearing
Bell had founded and served as administrator of the now-defunct
She spent more than two years in prison for the
The death investigation led to the
She was released from prison in 2013.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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