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Bonner General pursuing charges

Bonner General Health officials are pursuing charges against the hospital’s former chief financial officer, Norilina Harvel, who is accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from the nonprofit. An employee of the hospital for 15 years and its CFO for 10 years, Harvel allegedly used a bank account set up fraudulently in the hospital’s name to use for personal expenses and unauthorized credit card transactions. Additional funds were allegedly stolen from the books using a multi-year lease for hospital equipment that didn’t exist. The Bonner County Prosecutor’s Office has issued a warrant for her arrest, according to prosecutor Louis Marshall/Cameron Rasmusson, Sandpoint Reader. More here.

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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