New York dental employee embezzled $35K, lawsuit alleges


A 37-year-old New York woman allegedly stole $35,000 in insurance payments from Flushing (N.Y.) Dental Group, according to the Flushing Post.

Three things to know:

1. Katerin Rochet is accused of forging Flushing Dental Group business records. The lawsuit claims the former employee opened various bank accounts stating she was the president.

2. Between January 2017 and May 2017, Ms. Katerin funneled $35,000 in insurance payments through the various business accounts. She then transferred the money into her mother's personal bank account, the Queens (N.Y.) District Attorney's office alleges.

3. Ms. Rochet faces nine charges, including third-degree grand larceny, first-degree falsifying business records, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second-degree identity theft.

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