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Devils Lake eye doctor employee accused of stealing $350k to gamble

State agents say she gambled most of it away.

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Nancy Lee Weaver
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DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The business manager at a Devils Lake eye clinic is facing potential jail time after investigators say she embezzled more than a quarter of a million dollars.

According to the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Nancy Weaver took nearly $350,000 in cash deposits from the office of Drs. Krein and Moen over a six-year period starting in 2014.

They say she lost almost all of it while gambling at the Spirit Lake Casino.

If convicted, Weaver could get up to 20 years in prison.

Related Topics: DEVILS LAKE
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