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Woman convicted of $100K theft from Montco dental office

Sep 11, 2018 – NORRISTOWN – A Bucks County woman faces several years of court supervision and a hefty restitution bill after she admitted to embezzling more than $100,000 from her employer, a Montgomery County dental office. Michelle Zonay, 40, of the 500 block of Barrington Court, Sellersville, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to […]

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Woman posing as dental assistant steals from dental office employees

Jan 11, 2019 – 11:24 PM SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. – The search is on for a woman who posed as a patient and a dental assistant and went through people’s belonging while they were in the dentist chair, police say. Channel 2’s Michael Seiden spoke with one of the victims, who said the thief the […]

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Woman charged with stealing from Community College Dental Clinic

Aug 2018 – A former employee of Luzerne County Community College was arrested today after money went missing from one of the departments at the college.Eyewitness News was the only news crew there when Melissa Sue Taney turned herself into Nanticoke police on Wednesday. She had no comment when we asked if she denied or […]

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Flushing NY Dental Office Manager Steals $35K from Employer

Jan 11, 2018 – Law enforcement agents extracted a former Flushing dental office manager and hauled her to court on charges that she allegedly stole thousands in insurance payments to the clinic. Prosecutors said that Manhattan’s Katerin Rochet, 37, was picked up on Jan. 9 on a nine-count indictment charging her with third-degree grand larceny, […]

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You be the Judge!

Two different cases – you be the judge. Woman found guilty of stealing $87,000 sentenced 24-48 months in prison. Amount Stolen: $87,000 over a 35-month period = $2500 per month Business: small electronics store “told law enforcement that she used the money to pay bills, indicating she did not receive enough money from her job […]

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VIDEO: Man posing as security officer steals woman’s wallet at dentist office

HOUSTON – Take a close look at this sneaky thief who was caught on camera. The sticky fingered thief targets a wallet inside of a purse … in the break room of a dentist’s office.   Ashley Williams, who had wallet stolen explained, “people work hard for what they want, so why come in and […]

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Franklin, MO woman charged with stealing $25,473 from Dental Practice

Sep 20, 2018 – A Franklin County woman was charged Friday for fraudulently crediting refunds from her employer, a Sunset Hills pediatric dental practice, to her own credit cards. (“I frequently encounter this scheme during audits.” – William (Bill) Hiltz BSc MBA CET) Sandra S. Howell, 49, Villa Ridge, was charged in St. Louis County Circuit […]

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Carestream Dental account manager charged with stealing $84,000

COBB COUNTY, Ga. – An account manager for a local dental corporation is accused of abusing her power and stealing more than $84,000 from customers.  The scam allegedly went on for five years. Essence Boatwright, 40, was an account manager for Carestream Dental. From May 2012 to January 2017, Boatwright allegedly used her position to steal […]

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