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Fraud, Embezzlement and Risk in the Dental Office


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Dental office employee charged with insurance fraud, embezzlement

Jan 10, 2018, RALEIGH – North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey today announced the arrest of Margarita Alejo, 38, of 2500 Carver St., Durham. Alejo is charged with insurance fraud, obtaining property by false pretense, and embezzlement, all felonies. Special Agents with the Department of Insurance’s Criminal Investigations Division accuse Alejo of manipulating claims with […]

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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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Embezzlement Nets Prison, $350,000 Repayment for Carthage Woman

A Carthage woman accused of embezzling more than $400,000 from her job in a dentist’s office will serve several months in jail and repay $350,000, under a sentence imposed Monday. Allison McKenzie, 38, the wife of former town Police Chief Chris McKenzie, pleaded guilty to 77 counts of embezzlement in Superior Court before Judge John […]

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Kernersville woman charged with 1.5 Million embezzlement from hospital

Kernersville woman accused of embezzling more than $1.5 million from hospital Kimberly Hobson, 46. HIGH POINT, N.C. — A Kernersville woman is accused of embezzling more than $1.5 million from High Point Regional Health System, according to a press release. At about 8:30 a.m., detectives from the High Point Police Department Financial Crimes Unit along with […]

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