Bookkeeper accused of taking $60K from dentistThe Associated Press | July 23,2014BRATTLEBORO - A former bookkeeper at a Vermont dental office has pleaded not guilty to embezzling more than $60,000 from the business over several years.
The Brattleboro Reformer reported that police said the investigation began in May when dentist Thomas Heydinger contacted authorities about suspected embezzlement by a former worker.
He said a cash payment from a patient that was to be deposited by Penny Lussier didn't appear on the deposit slip from the bank.
An audit stemming back to 2009 showed $60,000 was missing. Lussier, of Gilford and Keene, New Hampshire, was fired May 12.
Police say she's accused of writing checks payable to her from the dental practice.MORE IN This Just In
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