In a plea deal, George Allen, 63, and Gordon Wyckoff, 67, of Reading, Pennsylvania, who called their business Raccoon Creek at Oley Forge, each pleaded guilty on February 13 to charges of failing to make required disposition of funds received. Allen and Wyckoff were accused of taking antiques on consignment but failing to pay consignors.
According to the Reading Eagle, each was sentenced to seven years of probation, and they were ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $115,230.
Originally published in the April 2017 issue of Maine Antique Digest. © 2017 Maine Antique Digest