NY Official Admits Embezzling| Money For 9/11 Victims

     MANHATTAN (CN) – Natarajan Venkataram, longtime head of management information systems for New York City’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling, money laundering and conspiracy: steering more than $13 million of FEMA money intended for victims of the 9/11 attacks to himself and fellow conspirators. He faces up to 295 years in prison. See filing.

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