A south Charlotte dentist is scheduled to appear in Mecklenburg County Criminal District Court on Monday on an embezzlement charge.
Dr. Steven Ghim is charged with felony embezzlement of more than $100,000, court records show. The offense date is listed in court records as Feb. 5, 2011.
WSOC-TV reported Friday that Ghim is accused of embezzling $124,000 from his Blakeney practice for about 11 months between 2011 and 2012.
“It’s a business dispute,” Ghim told the Observer when reached by phone on Friday. “It’s six years old.”
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He declined further comment.
Ghim practices comprehensive adult, implant and cosmetic dentistry, according to his practice’s Facebook page. His practice is on Blakeney Professional Drive, off Ardrey Kell Road and Rea Road.