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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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Ellsworth woman sentenced to 5 years in prison

Feb 19, 2018 Elizabeth A. Palo, 49, was sentenced to five years in prison for felony theft from a business on Feb. 16. She must also pay back $310,000 to Kinnic Health and Rehab, a River Falls nursing home and care facility where she used to work as an office manager. Palo pleaded guilty to […]

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Practice managers who steal: A cautionary tale for doctors.

Source: Practice managers who steal: A cautionary tale for doctors | FierceHealthcare It’s easy for busy doctors to trust their practice managers to manage their books and run the business side of operations. But recent cases involving office managers who embezzled from practices show that trust can be misplaced. Doctors who don’t pay attention to office […]

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Dental receptionist accused of embezzling $250K

Jan. 22, 2013 HAMLIN – Dental practices in Hamlin and Alum Creek claim embezzlement of at least $250,000 by a veteran employee, and allege that in three months prior to her Hawaiian vacation last year, there were no cash payments recorded. Dentists William J. Artrip and Carol V. Buffington accuse former employee LaDonna Johnson, who […]

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Woman stole $400,000 from dentist, spent it on Disney World and other vacations

CHARLOTTE, NC (Joe Marusak/The Charlotte Observer) – A woman who admitted stealing $409,000 from a Huntersville dental office she managed has been sentenced to a minimum of nearly five years in prison. Angela Nicole Brown, 45, of Charlotte spent part of the money she stole from the practice of Dr. John Wells on vacations, including to Disney […]

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Mason City dental employee who stole $491K sentenced to federal prison

MASON CITY, IA, Apr 14, 2017 | A Mason City woman convicted of stealing nearly a half-million dollars from a dental practice has been sentenced to federal prison. Pamela Harris, 58, was sentenced Thursday to a term of 41 months, or three years and five months. Check Pamela’s LinkedIn Profile here. (Bill Hiltz) Originally accused of taking […]

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Lewisburg woman arrested in Colorado on theft over $250,000 (8/24/17)

A Lewisburg woman has been arrested in Colorado on a charge of theft, according to a release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The Arapahoe County Sheriffs Office, aided by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, arrested Aleea Danielle Nash on Monday evening on a warrant from Marshall County for theft over $250,000. ALEEA DANIELLE NASH […]

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