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.

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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.

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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.

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