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Woman pleads guilty in $355,000 embezzlement and sentenced to 18 months

“This is a story from 2009 that has all the classic hallmarks of what happens when a long time employee steals from the practice. The losses were large, she was trusted and betrayed her employer. The dentist just wanted to put all this behind him. Unlike many cases, this victim actually was repaid $200,000 of […]

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Yatika Wallace gets 6-month sentence in $340,000 theft case

JAN-2017, MANSFIELD – Insook Chung never suspected her office manager was stealing nearly $340,000 from her. Yatika Wallace, 43, took $339,198 from the Get Well Center, an alternative medicine practitioner at 635 S. Trimble Road. The business is owned by D & I Associates. Wallace, who pleaded guilty in September in federal court to one […]

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Torres stole $439,637, issued 188 unauthorized checks, stamped with the owner’s signature.

Oct 2018 – A Hamilton woman charged with embezzling money from her employer admitted to authorities that she used some of the stolen funds to make donations to the election campaign of Trenton councilwoman Marge Caldwell-Wilson. “I’m the victim here,” the councilwoman told this newspaper Tuesday night. “She cleaned me out.” Yolanda M. Torres, 43, […]

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Orthodontist’s office manager get 5 years for embezzling $421,000

JAN-15-19, The money was taken in small but steady amounts, skimmed across several years in such random fashion that Deanna Mache Gray would later admit even she wasn’t sure exactly how much she’d stolen. When Gray, 44, pleaded no contest last fall to four counts of embezzlement, however, the restitution amount she agreed to pay very […]

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Former dental clinic manager gets fed prison in second embezzlement case

Dec, 6, 18 A federal judge on Thursday told Jill Bowser that her drug addiction does not excuse her “outrageous conduct” of embezzlement and forging prescriptions and sent her away for 21 months. U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon also tacked on another 10 months for violating probation in a previous embezzlement case. Bowser is a […]

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Former Office Manager of Boston Dental Practice Charged with Bank and Tax Fraud

BOSTON – The former office manager of a Boston-based dental practice was charged in an indictment unsealed today in connection with embezzling funds from her former employer. Yuliya Vaysglus, a/k/a Julia Vaysglus, 35, of Cary, N.C., was charged with eight counts of bank fraud, one count of aggravated identity theft and three counts of filing […]

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Woman charged with forgery, stealing $400k from job at Hinsdale dentist’s office

Bail was set at $300,000 for a Crest Hill woman charged with forging checks and stealing from her employer in west suburban Hinsdale. Roxana Dusanek, 56, allegedly stole more than $400,000 from a a Hinsdale dental practice over three years, according to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s office. Dusanek was charged with theft in excess of $100,000, […]

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It was all a fraud: Green Valley dentist, others scammed by ‘friend’

Harry Jamison knew exactly what his retirement would look like. World travel. Scuba diving. Flying. Boating. Long drives in his Hummer H1. With his house paid off, he’d be able to help his grandchildren through college. Now those dreams are dead. Instead of closing his office and flying off to Belize, the 77-year-old Green Valley […]

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Oklahoma woman pleads guilty to embezzling over $280,000 from dental office

JUNE 7, 2018, BY DALLAS FRANKLIN (KFOR) OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $280,000 from a dental office. Officials with the United States Department of Justice say Annette M. Straily, of Comanche, pleaded guilty to bank fraud and singing a false federal income tax return in connection with […]

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Office manager of Bucks County medical practice stole more than $415K from business

JANUARY 26, 2018 BUCKS COUNTY — An office manager who drove a Doylestown medical practice to the brink of financial ruin by stealing more than $415,000 over a six-year span was sentenced Thursday to serve one to three years in state prison. “You did it by essentially looting from your friends and colleagues,” Bucks County […]

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