Bend medical billing employee arrested in ID thefts

KTVZ reports that a woman who worked at Desert Orthopedics in Bend, Oregon was arrested last month and charged with theft and identity theft for stealing and misusing some patients’ financial information.

The case against Karleigh Kelly,36, arose last month, when Bend police got a report of fraudulent activity on a Redmond resident’s account, said Bend police Lt. Clint Burleigh.


The eight-count indictment returned Thursday accuses Kelly of four counts of identity theft, two counts of second-degree theft and two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card, listing three victims in October and November of last year.

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