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Embezzlement Nets Prison, $350,000 Repayment for Carthage Woman

A Carthage woman accused of embezzling more than $400,000 from her job in a dentist’s office will serve several months in jail and repay $350,000, under a sentence imposed Monday. Allison McKenzie, 38, the wife of former town Police Chief Chris McKenzie, pleaded guilty to 77 counts of embezzlement in Superior Court before Judge John […]

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Probation for ripping off Niagara dentist

A local dentist was forced to defend her reputation after her former employee – and close friend – was accused of bilking her out of thousands of dollars, court heard Wednesday. At Julie Dickson’s sentencing hearing on a charge of fraud over $5,000 in an Ontario Court of Justice in St. Catharines, Judge Tory Colvin […]

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Woman pleads guilty to dental fraud

Kelly J. Smith pleaded guilty in Ontario Court on Wednesday to three counts of fraud over $5,000. A pre-sentence report was ordered. From April 2009 to March 2010, Smith worked as an office administrator at Greenfield Family Dentistry in Simcoe, where she opened and closed the business, billed insurance companies for services via electronic submissions, […]

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Guelph woman receives house arrest in dental office fraud case fuelled by gambling addiction.

GUELPH — Problem gambler Sharon Keleher was sentenced to nine months of house arrest in provincial court Wednesday for defrauding 11 insurance companies of more than $45,100 in total through a local dental office, another innocent victim, where she worked. The Guelphite entered a guilty plea Wednesday afternoon. Justice David Carr said the fact the […]

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Woman sentenced in Kitsap’s largest embezzlement case

(Photo: Contributed photo) PORT ORCHARD — A woman sentenced Jan. 23 to six years in prison for stealing $1.1 million from her Kingston employer was accused of living the lifestyle of a reality TV star at the expense of the trust her bosses placed in her to keep the books. The massive theft perpetrated by Tracy […]

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Danylle Weiler stole from her workplace; now, she’s going to prison

  FORT MADISON — Danylle Lei Weiler of Chariton was sentenced to 10 years at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women in Mitchellville, instead of the probation she requested. Weiler, 48, was charged with theft last year for embezzling money from Fort Madison’s Courtney Chiropractic Center, 1219 Avenue H, in Fort Madison. Weiler’s sentencing Friday was for […]

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Doctor’s office manager arrested, suspected of taking $280K from business

Jamie Lynn Entrekin, 43, who worked for Surgical Specialists of Ocala, was arrested Tuesday and charged with organized fraud. By Austin L. MillerStaff writer A former doctor’s office manager is suspected of taking more than $280,000 from the business to pay her credit card bills. Jamie Lynn Entrekin, 43, who worked for Surgical Specialists of […]

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