Illinois office manager Denise Sullivan sentenced to 15 months for steal of $250k

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Illinois office manager Denise Sullivan sentenced to 15 months for steal of $250k
Denise Sullivan
Denise Sullivan

Denise Sullivan, the former manager of a Mundelein dental office, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for bilking insurers out of about $250,000 over 14 years by billing mostly for work never performed on patients.

"I've never even had a parking ticket," Sullivan, 43, of Wadsworth, Illinois told U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber before he imposed the sentence. "This is a crisis beyond all my wildest imagination."

Denise Sullivan submitted false insurance claims

To buttress the phony claims, Sullivan mailed insurers copies of X-rays of patients who had previously undergone legitimate work, according to prosecutors Scott Levine and Jacqueline Stern.


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