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Fraud, Embezzlement and Risk in the Dental Office
2016 April – A Jacksonville woman plans to hire her own attorney after being accused of embezzling money from the dentist’s office where she worked as a clerk. Former employee Sandra Lynn Hill, 39, of Cobblestone Trail in Jacksonville, was charged Wednesday by Jacksonville Police Department with felony embezzlement.
Hill has been accused of embezzling money from A Beautiful Smile, family and cosmetic dentistry, since December 2012, according to warrants. Hill’s last day at the office was April 1 and the Jacksonville Police Department received a call from Hill’s former boss about the alleged crime on April 8, according to warrants.
Hill allegedly stole approximately $15,606.18 in cash and $505.25 in payroll hours over the three-year period. Hill is also accused of buying items for herself on Amazon.com using a company credit card, according to warrants. Hill stole cash from the deposits meant for the company’s bank on 104 known occasions, according to warrants.
At her first appearance on Thursday, Hill said she would hire her own attorney.
Hill’s bond was set at $5,000 and her next court date is scheduled for May 19.