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Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli during the week ending June 19, 2015



Selected reports and information published by New York State's Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli during the week ending June 19, 2015
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Georgia resident charged with sealing over $200,000 in pension benefits

New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced the unsealing of a one-count indictment charging Richard L. Cook III, 57, a resident of Atlanta, Ga., with the crime of Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, a class C felony, in Albany County Court. Cook is charged with stealing over $200,000 in pension payments from the New York State and Local Employees Retirement System paid to his deceased mother, Yvonne Powell, a New York State pensioner who died in 2009.


Former clerk-treasurer convicted of stealing $50,000 of the village’s funds

Former Village of Riverside clerk-treasurer Kristina Johnson was sentenced to jail time for repeatedly stealing village funds to cover her household expenses. State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Johnson was sentenced to 60 days in jail, five years probation and ordered to pay full restitution of $50,000 to the village.

Handbooks focusing on State and Municipal Public Personnel Law continue to be available for purchase via the links provided below:

The Discipline Book at http://thedisciplinebook.blogspot.com/

Challenging Adverse Personnel Decisions at http://nypplarchives.blogspot.com

The Disability Benefits E-book: at http://section207.blogspot.com/

Layoff, Preferred Lists at http://nylayoff.blogspot.com/

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