Pa. Atty Admits To Scamming Elderly Clients Out Of $3M

Law360, New York (November 4, 2013, 5:01 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania attorney pled guilty to using bogus certificates of deposit and IRS 1099 interest forms to defraud clients, many of whom were elderly, of more than $3 million according to court documents filed in a Pennsylvania district court Monday.

Attorney Wendy Weikal-Beauchat, formerly of Beauchat & Beauchat LLC in Gettysburg, faces up to 30 years in prison and a $500,000 fine plus restitution payments for defrauding her clients, who often sought her services in estate, trust and long-term care planning.

Court documents filed along with...
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