Former Obama adviser pleads guilty to stealing $218K from schools

Former Obama adviser pleads guilty to stealing $218K from schools

Former Obama adviser pleads guilty to stealing $218K from schools The charge carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison A former Obama administration adviser pleaded guilty to wire fraud and stealing $218,000 from charter schools, announced the Southern District of New York (SDNY) on Friday. "Seth Andrew, a former White House advisor, admitted today to devising a scheme to steal from the very same schools he helped create. Andrew now faces time in federal prison for abusing his position and robbing those he promised to help," said U.S. Attorney Damian Williams on Friday. FORMER OBAMA OFFICIAL CHARGED WITH STEALING $218,000 FROM SCHOOLS According to the Department of Justice, in 2005, Andrew created "School Network-1," a series of New York-based charter schools. In 2013, Andrew left his position at …
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