- June 11, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
SAN ANTONIO – A federal judge sentenced 48-year-old Deanna Bates Wehde of San Antonio today to 49 months in federal prison for stealing over $470,000 from the company she managed.
In addition to the prison term, Chief U.S. District Court Judge Orlando Garcia ordered Wehde to pay $471,006.30 in restitution and be placed on supervised release for a period of three years after completing her prison term.
“Today’s prison sentence reflects the seriousness of the defendant’s breach of her employer’s trust and she is now being held accountable for her crime,” said U.S. Attorney Ashley C. Hoff. “The U.S. Attorney’s Office, working with our law enforcement partners, will continue to identify, investigate and prosecute those who take advantage of their employment positions to steal from and do harm to businesses.”
On July 30, 2020, Wehde pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. By…