WHEATON, Ill. (CBS/AP) — A former cafeteria worker at an Elmhurst hospital is accused of stealing more than $218,000 over two years.
Todd Jagow of Woodridge is free on $10,000 bond after being charged with theft in excess of $100,000.READ MORE: At Least 24 People Shot, 3 Killed In Gun Violence In Chicago This Weekend
DuPage County prosecutors say the 43-year-old Jagow was working as a cafeteria supervisor at Elmhurst Hospital when he allegedly entered fictitious refunds and then took money from the cash register in order to conceal his actions.READ MORE: MISSING: Matthew La Luz, 32, Last Seen In Rogers Park, May Need Serious Medical Attention
The thefts allegedly occurred between February 2018 and January 2020. During a bond hearing Monday, prosecutors said Jagow paid personal expenses with the stolen money.
The scheme was uncovered when hospital workers conducted a review of cafeteria sales.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Spotty Showers Sunday Night, Monday
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