City Councilman Ruben Wills Arrested Over Missing Charity Cash, Sources Say – Jamaica – DNAinfo.com New York


DNAInfo.com reports that:

City Councilman Ruben Wills was taken into police custody Wednesday morning after $32,000 went missing from a charity he’s connected to, sources said.

The charges were brought against Wills by NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The charges stem from Schneiderman’s 2012 probe into former state senator Shirley Huntley’s charity, NewYork4Life. Wills was Huntley’s chief of staff.

Wills turned himself into police this morning. He also stepped down as chairman of the City Council subcommittee on Substance Abuse.

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2 Responses to City Councilman Ruben Wills Arrested Over Missing Charity Cash, Sources Say – Jamaica – DNAinfo.com New York

  1. Camella Pinkney-Price says:

    It is so sad. Another one bites the dust. There are more to follow. Stay tuned.

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