Former New York Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: AP Photo)

Espada Father, Son Due In Court For Pre-Trial Hearing

A former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son are due at a pre-trial hearing in New York City.


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Prosecutors: Clerk In LI Village Stole $193,000

An account clerk for the village of Patchogue faces charges that she embezzled $193,000 from the municipality.


Pedro Espada (Photo/Associated Press)

Prosecutors: Ex-NY Senator Could Face Tax Charges

Already charged in a federal fraud indictment, the former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son could also soon be facing charges of tax evasion.


Pedro Espada (Photo/Associated Press)

Pedro Espada Jr., Son Plead Not Guilty To Embezzlement

Pedro Espada Jr. was a free man Wednesday night. The embattled state senator and his son pleaded not guilty to accusations they looted a Bronx health clinic to live high on the hog.


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Iona Nun Accused Of Embezzlement Pleads Not Guilty

A Catholic nun who ran Iona College’s finances embezzled more than $850,000 and spent it on herself, federal prosecutors said Friday. Sister Marie Thornton was arrested Thursday and pleaded not guilty in federal court in Manhattan.


Suspended NJ College Staffer Admits Embezzlement

The suspended office manager for a New Jersey college’s student government organization has admitted stealing $502,000 in student funds.


Iona College

Iona: Nun Embezzled $800,000 From College

There was embezzlement and embarrassment at a local Catholic college on Wednesday. The school is reeling from a major theft, apparently at the hands of well-known nun who used to run the school’s finances.


Former Chris Shays Campaign Manager Sentenced

Michael Sohn got 37 months in prison for embezzling more than $250,000 in campaign funds from Shays.


NJ Union Leaders Accused Of Embezzlement

Authorities said Local 148 of the Production Workers Union president Stephen Arena of Nesconset, N.Y., and secretary-treasurer David Caivano of Bloomfield, N.J., gave themselves unauthorized raises, bonuses and paid vacations.


St. John’s U. Fundraiser Accused Of $1M Embezzlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a longtime St. John’s University fundraiser with stealing more than $1 million. The money allegedly went to pay for casino trips, meals at restaurants, shopping at Victoria’s Secret […]