St. Stephen woman charged with breach of trust at 2 dental offices

ST. STEPHEN, SC (WCSC) - Local law enforcement agencies arrested and charged a woman with a breach of trust Thursday in St. Stephen.

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office in a joint investigation with the St. Stephen Police Department arrested 52-year-old Linda Branton Gregg of St. Stephen. Gregg was a former office manager at St. Stephen Family Dentistry and an office manager for the dental practice of the late Dr. Herbert Orvin.

After a two-month investigation, the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office took Gregg into custody for allegedly stealing over $80,000 from the family dentistry. Gregg also has a breach of trust over $4,000 when she was employed with now deceased Dr. Orvin.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has been requested by authorities to conduct a separate investigation into allegations of insurance fraud.

Gregg is being held at the Hill-Finklea Detention Center awaiting her bond hearing Friday morning.

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