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Former Office Manager asked to sell lavish items for embezzlement restitution.

FEB 2018- SPRINGFIELD — A DeWitt County woman awaiting sentencing on federal wire and mail fraud charges may be required to spend her time on home confinement, trying to sell expensive items purchased with stolen funds to raise cash for restitution. Veronica Luster’s sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court in Springfield  has been delayed at […]

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Palos Heights cleaning ladies stole checks from doctor’s office

The women stole checks during their shifts working for a cleaning crew at a doctor’s office, cops said. PALOS HEIGHTS, IL — Three women who worked for a cleaning crew are accused of stealing blank checks from a doctor’s office in Palos Heights. Police said the women are part of an organized crime ring believed […]

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Fired Dental Employee Accused of Stealing Money and Supplies

Kristy was fired in October and is charged with burglarizing the practice a few months later “This happens often. I recall one case involving over $600,000 in theft where the ex-employee was caught on video coming back into the practice the next day after after she was fired.”  – Bill Hiltz  Feb 2012: A Tinley […]

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Couple charged with stealing more than half a million dollars from dentist.

She “failed to deposit” over 1400 checks! “She cashed checks at currency exchanges, a gas station, a local bar and by depositing them in a bank account” – Bill Hiltz Mar 2019 – ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL — A former receptionist and bookkeeper for an Arlington Heights dentist accused of stealing more than $600,000 from her […]

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Woman sent to federal prison for embezzling $350K from pediatrics clinic.

CASEYVILLE — A Moro woman has been sentenced to spend 33 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $350,000 from the pediatric clinic she managed in Caseyville. Cassandra D. Eberhart, 49, of Moro, pleaded guilty in October to wire fraud and filing a false federal income tax return. She committed the crimes while working […]

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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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Northwest Indiana Dental Office Manager Charged With Medicaid Fraud

October 2, 2018 at 8:30 am CHICAGO (CBS)–The former manager of a dental office with locations in Chesterton and Crown Point, Indiana, has been charged with felony Medicaid fraud after allegedly swindling Medicaid out of more than $365,000. Justyn Arch, 32, of Valparaiso, is accused of billing Medicaid for surgeries that were never performed by […]

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Doctor details how embezzlement damaged practice, life

Sep 2, 2017 SPRINGFIELD — Dr. Farruhk Kureishy lost more than his money when his longtime office manager took more than $400,000 from his practice, according to his statement Friday to a federal judge who will sentence the former employee. “She not only started managing our office but our finances. Basically we trusted her like […]

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