Aramark employee admits to Social Security fraud
November 6, 2009
KANSAS CITY, MO — The former food service director for Aramark Services Inc. at the Richard Bolling Federal Building pled guilty to Social Security fraud, according to the Kansas City infoZine.
Christopher Wenell admitted to recruiting Luis Carreon, an illegal alien from Mexico, to work for Aramark between December 9, 2005, and September 25, 2007, knowing that his Social Security card was false, the story stated.
Wenell, who waived his right to a trial by jury, faces a sentence of up to five years in federal prison without parole, plus a fine up to $250,000, the story noted.
According to the story, Carreon was sentenced to two years of probation after pleading guilty to Social Security fraud and identity theft.
A sentencing hearing will be scheduled after the completion of an investigation by the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System, the story added.
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