Brief: Guests to speak on Amish con artist
Published: Saturday, April 21, 2012
Updated: Friday, April 20, 2012 18:04
A 77-year-old Amish man by the name of Monroe Beachy defrauded his community to the tune of $17 million, according to an email from Sara Clark. At 7 p.m. on April 24, Barbara Barnett, a professor at Georgetown University, will speak in Miller Hall about the wider implications this act and the court’s decision to pursue charges in spite of the victims’ desire to deal with the issue internally.