We've prepared a selection of dental office embezzlements and frauds that illustrate various fraud schemes.
Our Hall of Shame does not include every dental embezzlement and fraud, that list would be too long. Instead, we offer a small selection from hundreds of embezzlement cases.
Berks man allegedly stole $100K from dentist
Cowan was hired as the treatment plan coordinator, where his duties included establishing payment plans and collecting payments for services rendered by patients. According to court records, Cowan stole $22,668 in cash payments, $17,188 in check payments, $12,119.07 from fraudulent commissions and $50,449.11 in unauthorized discounts.
Embezzlement ran in the family
The ex-wife of a convicted embezzler admitted to stealing more than $20,000 from a local dental office.
Fort Myers woman has until mid-April to repay $220,000 taken from dental
Judge gave her some time to repay the dentist. See the next article to see what happened 6 months later when she failed to make an earnest attempt to repay.
Woman sentenced after embezzling $200,000
Embezzler was insincere with trying to repay dentist. Judge slams the book at her. 20 years.
Irina Chernyahkovsky Sentenced
Irina Chernyakhovsky (a.k.a.: Irina Fooks, Karen Fooks) is a serial dental office embezzler. These are her Arrest and Sentencing bulletins. Irina was sentenced to spend two years in a Canadian penitentiary for embezzling almost $200,000 from 5 offices. She's stolen from at least a dozen, perhaps more.
Convicted thief asks judge for longer jail term to help with gambling addiction. (prologue: she pleaded to the Judge for 2 years and then served less than 4 months )
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