Ophet Sengchanh Pleads Guilty To Taking Money From Employer
A Utah woman who helped set up a dermatology business in Casper, is now admitting to embezzling funds from her employer.
Ophet Sengchanh has pleaded guilty to one charge of larceny by bailee.
An administrator of Pilot Butte Dermatology, told investigators that Sengchanh worked as an office manager, first in Utah, then helped set up a branch in Casper in 2011.
During that time, she was a cosigner on the owner’s accounts and it is estimated that she spent more than $75,000 on trips, jewelry, movies, online purchases and gave some money to family members.
As part of a plea deal, prosecutors will seek no more than a 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 year prison sentence, plus resititution.
Sengchanh is free on $5,000 bond and will be sentenced at a later date.