Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday from hard-hit Long Beach on Long Island that the American Red Cross has pledged an additional $6 million to storm victims.
The Nassau County district attorney said that Morgan used the money of everything from plane tickets to furniture for his home. He allegedly stole the money over the course of 5 years while servings as the treasurer and board member of the funds.
Speaking to reporters Wednesday in the flood- and fire-ravaged Breezy Point section of Queens, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman questioned whether aid money has been spent urgently enough in the nearly nine months since the storm.
If you have a little extra cash on hand this holiday season, consider making donations to organizations that help those in need. Don’t have money to spare? There are still plenty of ways to help others.
Higher gas prices are hurting consumers, but they’re also rippling through the economy in other ways. The pain at the pump is hitting some charities especially hard.