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Wisconsin woman accused of spiking boss' coffee to avoid re-paying loan

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A Wisconsin woman was arrested Thursday for allegedly spicing up her boss’s coffee with substances other than cream and sugar, all in the hopes he would forget about the $2,000 she had borrowed from him.

Karen Zenner, 56, has been charged with one felony count of putting “foreign objects” – including caffeine pills, water pills, eye drop solution and anti-anxiety medication – over a period of three weeks, according to police.

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She told investigators that her intention was for the boss to have the loan repayment slip from his memory, the Wausau Daily Herald reported.

Her boss, a diabetic, allegedly noticed curious high blood sugar spikes during that time period and on January 13 notified police after discovering five pills and a “slimy” texture at the bottom of his cup.

He later said the repayment check from his employee bounced.

If convicted, Zenner faces a maximum three-and-a-half years behind bars. She has been released on bond.