LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – A Lafayette woman pled guilty on Thursday to stealing nearly $1.5 million from a Broussard oilfield related company.
According to court documents, Susan Benoit worked for the company from 1998 to 2016 as an accountant and later as a chief financial officer.
Benoit had access to the company’s bank accounts and transferred $1,490,588.70 from company accounts to her personal bank account.
Benoit faces up to 20 years in prison, three years of supervised release, restitution, forfeiture and a $250,000 fine.