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Little Rock dental embezzler gets 12 years for $218,000 theft; ‘you kind of disgust me,’ judge says

The former office manager for a Little Rock dentist was sentenced to 12 years in prison Monday for stealing at least $218,000 from the practice over a five-year period. The prison term is symbolic — one year in the penitentiary for each year Angela Kay Henson worked for Cobb Family Dentistry on Baseline Road and […]

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Bookkeeper embezzled $150K from oral surgeon

March 2019 A bookkeeper for a Gainesville oral surgeon accused of embezzling more than $150,000 from him over two years and laundering it through a school PTA was arrested by the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Friday. Heather Candace Hushelpeck, 43, of 3027 NW Fourth Terrace, was charged with grand theft of $100,000 or more, embezzlement […]

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Stamford Dental Practice Employee Sentenced To 30 Months In Prison For Embezzling More Than $100k

Dec 2013 – Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that BARBARA O’HARA-LEONE, 53, formerly of Norwalk, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant in Hartford to 30 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for embezzling from a Stamford dental practice. According to court […]

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Two former Haledon dental office employees admit to stealing over $200K

“They were paid well. They were rewarded handsomely. And yet they stole.” Dr. Dominick Lembo   March 18, 2014 — Two longtime employees have admitted embezzling $200,000 worth of insurance company payments from a New Jersey dentist. Office manager Arlene Marchese and dental hygienist Karen Wright had worked for Dominick Lembo, DMD, at his Belmont Dental […]

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Dental worker to repay $170,000 embezzled from dental practice

At a rate of $300 per month, it would take about 47 years to pay the $170,000. 2015 – GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) — A Kentwood dental employee convicted of embezzlement was sentenced Tuesday to five years’ probation and ordered to pay back $170,000 pilfered from Dental Associates of West Michigan over a 2½ year […]

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Slidell woman ordered to repay $135,000 embezzled from physician’s clinic

June 2015 – District Judge Reginald Badeaux imposed the sentence after Shantel Judah, 35, of Slidell, pleaded guilty on May 27, according to District Attorney Warren Montgomery’s office. Over the course of three years, Judah had stolen $135,000 from Dr. Albert Tydings of Covington. Tydings is an OB-GYN specialist practicing at Lakeview Medical Center. Badeaux gave Judah […]

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Amanda Hahn pleads ‘not guilty” to stealing $182,000 from Dr. Zinni

Charged with stealing cash deposits, forging checks, payroll fraud and misuse of doctor’s credit cards Mar-19-19, CANFIELD, Ohio -The Austintown woman accused of embezzling $182,000 from a Canfield doctor’s office was in court Tuesday. Amanda Hahn appeared in a Canfield courtroom where she pleaded not guilty to one count each of forgery and aggravated theft.  […]

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Amanda Viglietta sentenced for embezzling from doctor’s office

02/13/19- A former Newport News bookkeeper was sentenced in federal district court Wednesday to over five years in prison for embezzling money from a doctor’s office and fraudulently obtaining a loan in her father’s name. Amanda Viglietta, 32, pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud and aggravated identity theft on Oct. 1 as part of […]

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