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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hutchinson Man Sentenced For $145,000 Embezzlement

WICHITA, KAN. – A Hutchinson man was sentenced today to 60 days in federal prison for stealing $145,000 from a company where he worked, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. In addition, the defendant was ordered to pay full restitution.

Richard H. Yust, 65, Hutchinson, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud. In his plea, he admitted the crime occurred while he was working as controller for F&H Insulation Sales and Service, Inc., in Kechi, Kan. He used company credit cards to make unauthorized purchases of items for his personal use.

After serving the sentence, Yust will be on supervised release for three years.

McAllister commended the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch for their work on the case.

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Financial Fraud
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Updated October 10, 2018