Stamford woman gets jail time for stealing dentist's identity

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STAMFORD -

Federal prosecutors say a Stamford woman will serve a year in jail after stealing the identity of  a local dentist.

Officials say Elena Ilisarov defrauded insurance companies and the government by assuming the identity of a dentist who retired from the practice where she worked. She then billed insurance companies for work supposedly done by him.

Prosecutors say the suspect stole more than a million dollars before being caught.

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