Alaniz facing multiple felony charges after alleged embezzlement of Philtek funds

August 31, 2023

Due to technical issues, the entire story has been delayed and will be published online by Friday, Sept. 8, 2023. It will also be in the Sept. 14 print edition of The Marlow Review.

Darren Wayne Alaniz is charged with six counts of embezzlement filed by District Attorney Jason Hicks in the Stephens County District Court on Tuesday, Aug. 29.

Oklahoma State Representative Brad Boles of Marlow, reached out to The Review on Tuesday evening about the incident which centers around his company.

"This is an unfortunate event involving our private family business and a life-long trusted friend and former employee that is now in the hands of local law enforcement and the district attorney."

Boles said it was more than $1 million. Boles company is Philtek Services and he is State Rep. for Oklahoma House District 51.