Woman accused of stealing over $80,000 from doctor's office

Woman accused of stealing over $80,000 from doctor's office

UNIONTOWN, Pa. — A Fayette County woman is facing charges for allegedly stealing over $80,000 money from the doctor’s office where she worked.

According to court paperwork, Tina Palko was the office manager for a pediatrician’s office in Uniontown when police said she used the company's bank card to buy groceries, candy and clothing totaling almost $2,500.

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She is also accused of creating business checks from the bank account for vendors, then forging the doctor’s signature, totaling almost $79,000.

Employees told Channel 11 she worked there for 16 months.

She is out on bond and facing a long list of charges.