A woman was sentenced Wednesday in federal court for stealing $429, 732 from a veteran-owned small business in operation for 38 years, announced U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson.
U.S. District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell sentenced Carol A. Broyles, 49, of Tulsa, to 27 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. She was further ordered to pay $429,732 in restitution to the business owners.
“Carol Broyles embezzled almost $430,000 from her employers, who treated her like family,” said U.S. Attorney Clint Johnson. “She repaid them by violating their trust and gambling away their hard-earned profits. She will now spend more than two years in prison to account for her corrupt actions.”
Broyles pleaded guilty on Nov. 3, 2021, to wire fraud and to subscribing to a false tax return. She admitted that while employed at a small business in Tulsa from January 2012, through October 2016, she devised a scheme to…