September 16, 2014
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A former employee of the Buffalo Bills' front office has pleaded guilty to stealing from the team and repaid the $70,000 she was charged with taking.
Bonnie Krauss was accused of using team credit cards for personal purchases from 2003 through 2008 while working as an administrative assistant in the marketing and broadcasting department.
The Bills fired her after audits uncovered the thefts last year.
She pleaded guilty in state Supreme Court Tuesday to a reduced charge of third-degree grand larceny. The judge told her that because she made full restitution, he will spare her jail time unless she fails to show up for her Dec. 4 sentencing. Krauss now lives in Corona, Calif.
She declined to comment as she left the Buffalo courtroom.