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Ex-CEO gets prison for stealing from NYC charity
First Published Jul 23 2014 08:49 am • Last Updated Jul 23 2014 08:55 am

New York • The politically connected former CEO of a prominent New York City charity has been sentenced to prison for helping to steal more than $9 million from the anti-poverty organization.

William Rapfogel was sentenced Wednesday to a term of 40 months to 10 years. His wife and other supporters looked on as he was led out of court, uncuffed, to start serving his term.

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He pleaded guilty in April to grand larceny, money laundering and other charges in a case that rattled city and state political circles.

He formerly led the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty.

He has paid $3 million in restitution.




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