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Weigh all the risks of bringing criminal charges against terminated employee

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Sometimes employee misbehavior is so egregious that you’re tempted to call the police. But you should think twice before filing criminal charges against a former employee. Consider all the possible consequences.

Among them: You might find your organization on the receiving end of a malicious-prosecution lawsuit.

Recent case: Vilma worked for a dental practice with several locations. She started as a part-time receptionist but quickly assumed greater responsibilities, went full-time and earned significant salary increases.

The practice included several dentists, on whom it relied for specific information relating to treatments, patient billing and authorizations for account adjustments or discounts.

Vilma claimed later that several of the dentists routinely gave oral approval for employees and family members to receive discounts. Her job included entering those approved discounts into the payment and collections syste...(register to read more)

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