Former NYS Member of the Assembly sentenced after being found guilty of fraud and theft
Source: Office of the State Comptroller
Former New York State Assemblyman William Scarborough, of Queens, New York, was sentenced to 13 months in prison and two years of supervised release after being convicted of wire fraud and theft from a program receiving federal funds and related to his wrongful receipt of per diem payments from New York State for alleged travel expenses.
A written plea agreement required him to resign his position as a Member of the New York State Assembly.
The text of the Comptroller’s press release reporting this action is posted on the Internet at: