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Pinellas Park Police Department
Media Alert
March 21, 2011

Case Number 11-01872

Woman Arrested for Scheme to Defraud her Employer

Arrested:

Teresa Morgan W/F
08/20/1952
6669 80 Ave. N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

On Monday, March 21, 2011, Pinellas Park Police Department detectives arrested Teresa Morgan for Scheme to Defraud against her employer, Dr. Virginia Schekorra, DO. The medical office is located at 6020 Park Blvd. in Pinellas Park. Morgan was employed as the Office Manager with the organization for the past nine (9) years.

Morgan is accused of using her position within the organization to steal approximately $280,000 over an extended period of time. Morgan is believed to have contacted the medical office's payroll billing company and increased her annual salary by double the amount authorized by her employer. In addition, Morgan is accused of stealing cash payments of patients and using her employer's business bank account to pay personal bills.

Following her arrest, Morgan was booked into the Pinellas County Jail this afternoon.

Further press inquiries may be directed to:

Sgt. Brian Unmisig
Public Information Officer
Pinellas Park Police Department
813-562-9950