Attorney General James And Comptroller DiNapoli Announce Guilty Plea Of Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 07/08/2019 - 13:18

Thomas Admitted to Stealing Campaign Funds, Falsely Filing a Disclosure Report with the State Board of Elections 

Thomas Must Resign Effective September 30, 2019   

WESTCHESTER – Attorney General Letitia James and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli today announced the guilty plea of Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas for stealing campaign funds and lying about those funds on a disclosure to the State Board of Elections.  

Thomas was sentenced to pay a $13,000 fine in addition to a one-year conditional discharge during which time Thomas may not seek or accept any elected or appointed public office or seek or accept any position as a public servant. Thomas will also resign and leave office effective September 30, 2019. 

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