OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a former
Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission bookkeeper to three years
of probation for embezzling more than $40,000 from the agency.
U.S. District Judge David Russell on Monday ordered Denise Lynn
Thurlow to spend the first 150 days of that sentence on home
Thurlow must pay $43,527 in restitution to the commission, where
she worked from August 1997 to November 2008.
Thurlow's attorney, Patricia High, said Tuesday that Thurlow is
extremely regretful and will be compliant while on probation.