Friday, January 29, 2010
Michigan Woman Charged In $100K Embezzlement At Heathcare Facility
Rhonda Sue Merritt, 43, of Cadillac, Michigan was arrested and charged yesterday with embezzling more than $100,000 from Cadillac Family Physicians, P.C., where she had been employed as the office billing manager. Merritt had been employed at the medical office for 17 years, according to reports. She was fired last August after the financial discrepancies were discovered. An investigation revealed that Merritt allegedly stole more than $100,000 over nearly a three year period, from January 1, 2006 until August 27, 2009. Details on the nature of her alleged thefts have not yet been released. She faces up to 20 years in prison, plus fines and restitution, if convicted.