SAN ANTONIO -

Sandra Sanchez Gonzalez, 50, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for her role  in a bank fraud and identity theft scheme.

She was also ordered to pay more than a million dollars in restitution.

On Aug. 1, 2013, Gonzalez pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft.  

By pleading guilty, Gonzalez admitted that while employed by Allegro, LTD., from September 2006 until July 2011, she stole money from the company by forging the owner’s signature on company checks and also fraudulently obtained credit cards under the company name to pay for personal expenses.

Gonzalez also admitted to stealing company funds by creating fictitious company pay stubs that incorrectly reflected that her son was employed by Allegro.