Former Sen. Pedro Espada Pleads Guilty To Tax FraudDisgraced former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. is finally going to jail for using money from his Bronx health clinics to fund a lavish lifestyle.
Pedro Espada Expected To Plead Guilty To Remaining Charge In Embezzlement CaseSome charges were left unresolved by the jury when Espada was found guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court in May. The jury deadlocked on one count against him and on all charges against his son.
Bronx Woman Who Embezzled $1 Million From New York Archdiocese Sentenced, Ordered To Pay RestitutionAs part of the plea deal, Collins will also be required to pay back every penny she stole and return everything she bought with the embezzled funds, the judge said.
Former Church Employee Accepts Plea Deal In New York Archdiocese Embezzlement CaseThe plea deal came after months of negotiations with the Manhattan District Attorney's office. Collins will face at least four years in prison as part of the plea deal, prosecutors said.
Ex-Lawmaker Espada Prepares For Federal Embezzlement TrialEx-lawmaker Pedro Espada Jr. is preparing for a federal trial on embezzlement charges this week in New York.
Bronx Woman Pleads Not Guilty In NY Archdiocese Embezzlement CaseAnita Collins, who was employed in the archdiocese’s finance office since 2003, is accused of writing checks to herself and then using the money to buy expensive clothes and dolls.
Bronx Woman Accused Of Embezzling $1 Million From Archdiocese Of New YorkThe Manhattan District Attorney’s office said 67-year-old Anita Collins was employed in the archdiocese’s finance office since 2003.
Pedro Espada, Son Plead Not Guilty To New Tax Fraud Charges The Espadas were accused of cheating on their taxes, as well as stealing more than $500,000 from their health clinic in the Bronx. In addition to theft and embezzlement charges, they were charged with tax evasion.