Benton woman charged with employee theft

Published: Feb. 7, 2013 at 10:34 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 21, 2013 at 10:37 PM CST
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BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - A former office assistant at a local dental office was arrested Thursday on felony theft and other charges involving her employer.

Ginger Maxwell, 36, of Benton was arrested on charges of false accounting, felony theft and computer fraud following an investigation by the Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force.

Maxwell is accused of stealing cash payments received at the office. She is also accused of altering records in a way that allowed her to steal insurance payments on bogus claims from several fraudulent accounts that she had created.

Maxwell was booked into the Bossier City Jail. The total amount of money involved is more than $19,000.

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is composed of white-collar crime investigators with the Bossier City Police Department and Bossier Parish Sheriff's Office.

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