NEW YORK (AP / CBSNewYork) – Authorities say a former lawyer for the New York State Thruway Employees union is accused of stealing more than $211,000 from its accounts.
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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced the indictment of Kevin Clor on Wednesday.
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The union represents more than 2,500 Thruway Authority employees, including toll collectors, grounds workers, janitors, painters and carpenters.
Clor is charged with grand larceny; 16 counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument; and 16 counts of falsifying business records.
Clor’s lawyer, Jeremy Saland, says the case is “filled with misinformation” and “there is no fraud whatsoever.”MORE NEWS: Reports: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Plans To Retire, Paving Way For President Biden Pick
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