NC woman charged with embezzling more than $1.5 million from High Point Regional Health

Editor’s note — as you may know, we normally confine ourselves to investigating dental office embezzlement.  However, we do provide reporting on significant embezzlements in medical offices because the methodologies employed have considerable commonality.



A Kernersville woman is in jail for allegedly embezzling more than $1.5 million from her employer.

Kimberly Hobson, 46, was arrested Tuesday morning by detectives from the High Point Police Department Financial Crimes Unit along with agents from the United States Secret Service and the United States Treasury Department.

 A joint investigation led authorities to discovering the theft during Hobson’s tenure as an employee of High Point Regional Health Systems.

Hobson is charged with felonious embezzlement by employee and is being held in the High Point Jail on $1 million bond.

Hobson is scheduled to appear in court Sept. 15.

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