September 17, 2021

Another case of Jobbery, i.e., the practice of using a public office or position of trust for one's own gain or advantage

On September 16, 2021, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, Madison County District Attorney William Gabor, and New York State Police Superintendent Kevin P. Bruen announced that a former non-sworn state police mechanic has pleaded guilty to felony corrupting the government for the theft of more than $24,000 in auto parts and supplies from the state.

Charged with eight felony and three misdemeanor charges including corrupting the government, grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property and official misconduct, the mechanic pleaded guilty to felony corrupting the government in the third degree and was sentenced to interim felony probation and has already paid back $20,000.

The arrest was a result of a joint investigation between the State Comptroller’s Office, the New York State Police and Madison County District Attorney William Gabor.

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