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Judge orders woman to pay $30,184 in restitution to Bay County dentist

BAY CITY, MI — A local woman who admitted to embezzling money from the dentist she worked at has been ordered to pay back five figures. Bay County Chief Circuit Judge Kenneth W. Schmidt on Monday, June 8, ordered Truly A. Dominowski, 52, to pay $36,184 to Auburn Family Dentistry at a rate of $300 […]

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Woman charged with stealing money from dentist office patients

Mar 24, 2017 Amanda Spadaro Reporter @aspadaro845 NEW WINDSOR – A Wallkill woman was arrested Friday by town police and charged with stealing money from patients at a dentist’s office and altering business records. Carmen Alvarado-Green, 32, was arrested following a two-month investigation, according to a press release from New Windsor police. Police said the investigation showed […]

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Dental assistant accused of stealing gold and silver scrap

Dental assistant accused of stealing precious gold and silver scrap Updated November 3, 2016 at 1:27 PM; Posted November 3, 2016 at 12:21 PM Gina L. Stahlnecker (Upper Allen Township police) As embezzlement cases go, this one is more than a little unusual. Dental assistant Gina L. Stahlnecker has been charged by Upper Allen Township […]

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Woman accused of stealing tens of thousands from dental office

DEC 10, 2014 GREENFIELD, Wis. —A 51-year-old woman is accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a dental office in Greenfield while working as its office manager. Tishia Jaeck might have gambled away some that cash, police said. Unbeknownst to Greenfield’s Progressive Periodontics, its business manager is now accused of quietly siphoning tens […]

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We are a “No FUD” firm. What does that mean?

FUD is short for “Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt”.  FUD is a strategy used by salespeople and marketers to influence a person’s perception by communicating negative, unreliable or false information that appeals to their senses of fear, uncertainty and doubt, all in order to sell a product or service. Most of us have encountered a salesperson […]

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Two suspects charged in embezzlement case

TRAVERSE CITY — A local couple faces criminal charges after authorities said a Grawn woman embezzled more than $20,000 from her employer and later funneled some of the stolen cash to her live-in boyfriend. Jessica Ann Dane, 37, is accused of stealing thousands from a local psychiatric practice between September 2016 and August 2017. Dane […]

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Police say Aspen office manager stole $660k from doctor’s office, hid it with fake Quick Books reports

Police say Aspen office manager stole $660k from doctor’s office, hid it with fake Quick Books reports October 3, 2017 Jason Auslander/The Aspen Times The former office manager and sister of one of the doctors at a women’s care clinic at Aspen Valley Hospital has been charged with stealing more than $660,000 from the business, […]

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Employer blasts dental centre receptionist Annette Higgins who stole $9,802

PUBLISHED: 07:43 GMT, 8 October 2015 | UPDATED: 09:51 GMT, 8 October 2015 An alcoholic dental centre receptionist was accused of having ‘no remorse’ after being sentenced to community work, community detention and supervision when found guilty of stealing $9,802 from her employer. Stuff.com reports that Annette Myra Higgins, 45, from Cambridge in New Zealand had control of accounts […]

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