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Dental Manager Paid for Beyonce Tickets, Limo to Church With Embezzled Cash

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    Woman sentenced after using embezzled funds to buy concert tickets, limo rental to church, and paying for boyfriend's lunch in prison. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    A dental office manager has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for embezzling $353,000 from her employer and using the money for such things as Beyonce and Lil Wayne concert tickets, a limousine rental to take her to church and replenishment of her boyfriend's prison commissary account.

    The San Antonio Express-News reports Misty Casanova had previously pleaded no contest to a first-degree felony theft charge.

    Authorities say the 34-year-old stole from dentist Fred Seitz about 600 times from 2006 to 2010.

    Prosecutors had asked for a 20 year prison term. Casanova had sought probation.

    Casanova's attorney, Jesus Lopez, said at a court hearing Tuesday his client was remorseful for her actions.

    Seitz said the thefts were "devastating" and have caused him to lose respect from family and colleagues.