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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Lancaster County Woman Sentenced To 18 Months’ Imprisonment For Wire Fraud

HARRISBURG—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Wendi E. Detter, age 46, of Lititz, Pennsylvania, was sentenced yesterday by United States District Court Judge John E. Jones III, to 18 months’ imprisonment to be followed by two years of supervised release for wire fraud.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Detter previously admitted to embezzling more than $100,000 from YCP, Inc., a construction and excavation business headquartered in York County.  Detter was president and part owner of YCP, Inc.  She used her position and her access to the company’s financial accounts to write herself checks for her own personal use and financial gain.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joseph J. Terz and Carlo D. Marchioli prosecuted the case.

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Topic(s): 
Financial Fraud
Updated June 4, 2019