York woman to plead guilty to six-figure wire fraud
A York woman is being charged with felony wire fraud after allegations she embezzled more than $100,000 from an excavation firm in Dover Township.
Wendi Detter of York was the president of YCP Inc. where, between 2010 and 2016, she allegedly used her position to write company checks to herself then altered YCP’s Quickbooks records to disguise the payments.
Detter will be arraigned in the court of Judge John E. Jones on Feb. 7, where she is expected to plead guilty. Her attorney in the case is currently Lori Ulrich, a public defender. Ulrich did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Charged by the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Detter could face up to 20 years in prison.
YCP is an excavation and construction firm specializing in the installation of aboveground and underground storage tanks. In a statement provided by the company's lawyer. the company stated Detter was removed from YCP in 2015 and noted they suspect the actual amount embezzled by Detter may be significantly higher than the $100,000 mentioned in the charges.
“We continue to work cooperatively with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s office to ensure that justice is done in this case," read the statement. "We have been advised that Ms. Detter intends to plead guilty in the coming days, and we look forward to the successful completion of the criminal stage of this process."