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Lab Manager Rooked Columbia, Feds Say

MANHATTAN (CN) - The former manager of Columbia University's Pediatric Neurosciences Department, and his wife, defrauded the university of $221,500, federal prosecutors say. John Bzdil III and Heather Brooke Rinehart allegedly took $112,500 for spinal muscular atrophy studies that were never done, and took the rest for personal items and their wedding.

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