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Fraud, Embezzlement and Risk in the Dental Office


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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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Former Columbia Dental Employee Accused of Dental Office Embezzlement

2016 – Columbia Dental is warning other businesses about the dangers of falling victim to fraud at the hands of a trusted employee. The company says it lost more than $60,000 when a former employee, Leslie Brown, deposited about 42 of its insurance payment checks into her own account. Brown was arrested in November on […]

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Manager of medical offices arrested for theft.

March 1, 2018 – FAIRFIELD — A Shelton woman was arrested on a warrant Tuesday, charged with embezzling over $50,000 from a local medical practice. Eileen Johnson, 50, of Kimberly Drive, was charged with second-degree larceny, first-degree identity theft, and first-degree computer crimes. Johnson had been hired in 2008 by Beach Road Orthopedic Specialists, as […]

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Couple arrested for embezzlement

Feb 2018 HANFORD — A woman and man have both been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit embezzlement for allegedly fraudulently purchasing thousands of dollars’ worth of property from an office account, according to the Hanford Police Department. On Wednesday, Hanford Police detectives said they served search warrants in the 1200 block of Elm […]

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Stamford Woman Gets Prison For Using Dentist’s Identity In Fraud Scheme | Stamford Daily Voice

STAMFORD, Conn. — A Stamford woman was sentenced to a year in prison for using a retired dentist’s identity to send fake bills to insurance companies. Elena Ilizarov, 45, of Stamford was sentenced Friday to 12 months and one day of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, according to Deirdre M. Daly, United States […]

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