Ophet Sengchanh Pleads Not Guilty To Taking Money From Her Employer
A Utah woman who helped set up a dermatology business in Casper, is accused of embezzling funds from her employer.
Ophet Sengchanh has pleaded not 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.
Sengchanh is free on $5,000 bond awaiting trial and could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.