Monday, March 16, 2009

Washington State Embezzler Sentenced

David Lenihan, 55, of Yakima, Washington, was sentenced to 21 months in prison and ordered to pay $412,000 in restitution for embezzling $2.1 million from two companies between 1996 and 2005 where he had been employed as company controller: Underwood Fruit and Warehouse Co. of Yakima and from Washington Fruit and Produce. Lenihan, who had plead guilty to three counts of bank fraud in federal court, had previously been sentenced to 5 years in prison in state court for first degree theft. The sentences are to run concurrently.

Read the story here, here, here and here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I'm sorry to say that I did business with this individual. Never had any idea what he was up to. Though I did wonder how he was able to keep his inputs so high on his farms and still be able to make a profit when other people were barely getting by. I guess now everyone knows what he was doing.