Amish Country accountant gets prison time for running $60M Ponzi scheme
July 21, 2020
The former owner of a Pennsylvania creamery who ran a Ponzi scheme that preyed on members of the Amish and Mennonite communities was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for his crimes.
Philip Riehl, a Berks County-based accountant, defrauded hundreds of investors of $60 million, according to prosecutors. The Ponzi scheme is considered one of the largest in Pennsylvania's history.
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