Former Employee At A Sheldon Chiropractic Clinic Charged With Theft, Fraud

Date posted - January 11, 2012

A former employee of a Sheldon Chiropractic clinic has been charged with felony fraud.

According to Special Agent Steve VanOtterloo of the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation, 43-year-old Sue VanMaanen of Ashton was criminally charged as a result of an ongoing theft investigation by the Iowa DCI. The investigation revealed VanMaanen took possession of over $20,000 in illegitimate insurance payments while she was employed at Sheldon Family Chiropractic Clinic from 1996 to 2009. The criminal activity was limited to insurance policies owned by VanMaanen and/or David VanMaanen only. Owners of the clinic discovered the activity and reported it to authorities. The D.C.I. was assisted by the O’Brien County Sheriff’s Office and Sheldon Police Department.

VanMaanen has been charged with Theft in the 1st Degree, a Class C Felony; Fraudulent Practice in the 1st Degree, also a Class C Felony; Tampering with Records (5 Counts), Aggravated Misdeanors; and Forgery (3 Counts), Aggravated Misdeanors.

By Scott Van Aartsen
News Director

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