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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 16, 2016

Former Controller of Company in Lenexa Sentenced for $135,000 Embezzlement

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – The former controller of a company in Lenexa was sentenced Monday to 15 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $135,000, Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said.

Alan Wenk, 43, pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud. In his plea, he admitted the crimes occurred while he worked as the regional controller and corporate accounts payable manager for Performance Contracting Group, Inc. (PCG), headquartered in Lenexa. The company, with 50 offices throughout the United States, is made up of several companies that provide a wide range of services and products including demolition; lead and asbestos abatement; thermal, fire and acoustical insulation; and recycling processes.

Wenk caused PCG to issue fraudulent checks for payment to him and to business entities he controlled. In all, he fraudulently received 20 checks totaling approximately $135,560.

Beall commended the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jabari Wamble for their work on the case.

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Financial Fraud
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Updated May 16, 2016