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Palos Heights cleaning ladies stole checks from doctor’s office

The women stole checks during their shifts working for a cleaning crew at a doctor’s office, cops said. PALOS HEIGHTS, IL — Three women who worked for a cleaning crew are accused of stealing blank checks from a doctor’s office in Palos Heights. Police said the women are part of an organized crime ring believed […]

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Corryville dental office was targeted by thieves twice. This time, the suspects were caught on video.

May 2018 – CORRYVILLE, Ohio A Corryville dental office was targeted by thieves twice. This time, the owner said he has the suspects on video. “Every dental practice should have security cameras in public areas to protect patients and staff” – Bill Hiltz Dr. Paul Sohi, the clinic owner said the situation is strange and heart-wrenching. […]

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Ex-employee hacks dentist’s FB and posts that office is closed due to drug problem

When an employee is fired or quits, do not let this happen to you.  Follow the steps in our Employment Termination Checklist May 3/19 NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WANE) – An ex-employee from Downie Family Dentistry is accused of hacking into the dentistry’s phones and sending messages to customers saying the dentistry was closing due to the […]

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47 year old female dentist sentenced to 30 months in jail for healthcare fraud

“I wanted to bring this story of dentist fraud to your attention because of the similarities with employee fraud – and the potential implications for dentists they are not prepared.” – Bill Hiltz When insurance companies detect fraudulent claims are being sent from your office – you know their focus will be first on you. […]

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Fired Dental Employee Accused of Stealing Money and Supplies

Kristy was fired in October and is charged with burglarizing the practice a few months later “This happens often. I recall one case involving over $600,000 in theft where the ex-employee was caught on video coming back into the practice the next day after after she was fired.”  – Bill Hiltz  Feb 2012: A Tinley […]

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Caught on camera

Dental Office Builds More Secure, Patient-Friendly Practice This is how one dental office installed cameras. Here are several dental thefts caught on camera If you still do not have security cameras in your office, you should seriously consider it. Teaching your kids to steal. Dental “patients” steal credit cards from practice. The female thief has […]

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Man posed as a patient before stealing employee’s cellphone.

Jan 2016 • Employees at an east El Paso dental office are speaking out after they said a man posed as a patient wanting an appointment before stealing an employee’s cellphone. Police said unfortunately it’s a common type of crime where thieves steal phones or other valuables left unattended inside stores or other businesses. They […]

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TIP #14 – Supply theft and loss in the dental office.

This was only my fourth investigation In 2005, I received a call from a local dentist who told me he was in his office on a Saturday doing some work. He pulled a patient chart from the file cabinet and was stunned to see four $100 dollars bills neatly tucked inside. This left the doctor […]

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