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May 15, 2014
Four associates of NY nonprofit Island Child Development Center helped themselves to $12 million in state funds meant for special-needs children.
" A group of scammers helped themselves to $12 million in state money intended to help special-needs children, using the filched funding to pay for home renovations and wedding and bar mitzvah costs, prosecutors said Tuesday. The crooked quartet, who all had ties to Island Child Development Center in Queens, acted in “brazen disregard for common decency and the law,” said state Controller Thomas DiNapoli." -- Dareh Gregorian, the New York Daily News