- Ed Mullins, former president of the NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association, pleads guilty to defrauding his own fellow officers by submitting false and inflated expense reports for personal expenses.
- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York found that Mullins racked up over $1 million in fraudulent expenses for the SBA.
- As part of his plea agreement, Mullins will forfeit $600,000 to the United States and make a $600,000 restitution payment to the SBA.
Brad Reed from Raw Story writes:
Disgraced former NYPD’s Sergeants Benevolent Association President Ed Mullins on Thursday pleaded guilty to defrauding his own fellow officers.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York has announced that Mullins copped to one count of wire fraud related to “a scheme to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the SBA through the submission of fraudulent expense reports.”
Mullins was arrested this past November and the DOJ alleged that he “defrauded the SBA by using his personal credit card to pay for meals at high-end restaurants and to purchase luxury personal items, among other things, and then submitting false and inflated expense reports to the SBA, seeking reimbursement for those bills as legitimate SBA expenditures when in fact they were not…
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