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U.S. Attorney: Adams County attorney defrauded clients of $3 million

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An attorney from Adams County is accused of defrauding eight clients of more than $3 million over several years starting in 2007, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Wendy Weikal-Beauchat is accused of misappropriating the funds for business and personal expenses and concealing the actions by giving clients bogus certificates of deposit and Internal Revenue Service 1099 interest forms, according to a statement from the office.

The investigation continues, the office said.

The office has filed a plea agreement that has to be approved by the district court, according to the statement.

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania's disciplinary board website lists Wendy K. Weikal-Beauchat as disbarred.

Brent Burkey

Brent Burkey

Brent Burkey covers York County, agribusiness, energy and environment, and workforce issues. Have a tip or question for him? Email him at brentb@cpbj.com. Follow him on Twitter, @brentburkey.

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