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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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Williamsburg medical practice manager convicted of fraud, tax charges

Sherea also a hired a maid service, purchased high-end clothing and airline tickets for herself and her family and made a deposits and payments on luxury vehicles.   MAY 30, 2018, NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A former employee of a Williamsburg medical practice was convicted on fraud charges Tuesday for allegedly embezzling more than $500,000 from her […]

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Amanda Viglietta sentenced for embezzling from doctor’s office

02/13/19- A former Newport News bookkeeper was sentenced in federal district court Wednesday to over five years in prison for embezzling money from a doctor’s office and fraudulently obtaining a loan in her father’s name. Amanda Viglietta, 32, pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud and aggravated identity theft on Oct. 1 as part of […]

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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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Office manager pleads no contest to embezzling $400K from Roanoke dental practice

A former office manager for a Roanoke orthodontist has pleaded no contest to embezzling more than $400,000 from the business. Deanna Mache Gray, who now lives in South Carolina, was indicted in November on 10 felony counts of embezzlement from her employer, Dr. Penny Lampros, between 2012 and 2016. On Tuesday in Roanoke Circuit Court, […]

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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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Five years for office manager who embezzled $719,500 from Richland doctor

 Five years for office manager who embezzled $719K from Richland doctor June 15, 2017 7:21 PM A Richland doctor said his practice was “tottering within one signature from bankruptcy” when his office manager spent $2,044 at Costco. Jennifer L. Morris wrote in the business check’s memo line: “office gifts and supplies.” But any gifts she […]

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