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Jefferson Dispatcher Sentenced For Wire Fraud

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that NICOLE SERUNTINE, age 35, an employee of Company A.M.M., was sentenced January 7, 2020 after pleading guilty to a one-count Bill of Information charging her with wire fraud.

According to the Bill of Information, from around June 2010 through February 2017, NICOLE SERUNTINE worked as a secretary and dispatcher at Company A.M.M., located in Jefferson, Louisiana. Around October 2014 through February 17, 2017, SERUNTINE devised a scheme to defraud Company A.M.M. out of more than $500,000 by using her role as administrative assistant to order a fuel card that she was not entitled to use, and unlawfully used it for her own personal expenses, including food, gas, and cash advances.

NICOLE SERUNTINE was sentenced to ­­5 years probation and to pay restitution in the amount of $100 a month.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the United States Secret Service. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sharan E. Lieberman is in charge of the prosecution.


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Updated January 8, 2020

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