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Woman accused of stealing $69K from employer

August 22, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A woman has been accused of stealing $69,000 from her employer in Cedar Rapids.

Linn County court records say 37-year-old Kelly Bentow is charged with two counts of theft. Her attorney didn’t immediately return a call Thursday from The Associated Press.

The records say Bentow paid herself unearned commissions of around $35,500 and misappropriated vendor payments and customer credits totaling $33,500 while working for Midwest Home Distributors.

Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 10.

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