Collierville dentist bookkeeper indicted on theft charges

COLLIERVILLE, TN — Tina C. Day, a longtime bookkeeper for a Collierville dentist, was indicted Tuesday on felony theft charges.

An investigation showed that the 44-year-old had systematically stolen thousands of dollars in payments from patients.

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Day was indicted for theft of property over $60,000 in an alleged scheme between August of 2006 and April of 2010.

She is free on $30,000 bond according to Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich.

The investigation showed that the bookkeeper would offer 10% discounts if patients paid their bills in cash, but that she would then record the payments as credit card transactions.

An audit showed that Day collected more than $77,000 from 93 cash payments from 2006 to 2010.

There was no record of the money being deposited into the Dr. Stephen Thompson’s business account.