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ABAG Official Goes to Prison for Bond Fund Embezzlement

Original post made by From Mtn Vw Voice, Another Palo Alto neighborhood, on Mar 28, 2016

Former ABAG official sentenced in $3.9 million embezzlement (the link would copy - look at the Mtn Vw Voice)

Why is this only in the Mtn Vw Voice not the Weekly? Why are there no details about how someone could embezzle millions of bond fund dollars? How was he caught? Why such a light sentence? Has there been any attempt to ensure there wasn't other graft overlooked at ABAG since they have so mch influence on state development? What about other government agencies that handle large bond funds? Didn't Palo Alto just have half a billion or thereabouts but had to take donated funds for an elementary school because none of them really got improved? Didn't one of the bloggers point out that the oversight committee for that doesn't do oversight of the accounting? I'm not sating there is anything wrong, but who is minding the store? Didn't Portola Valley send a superintendent to prison for embezzling money?

Why does Mtn Vw get the news but PA does not? We just get claptrap about how every inch should be paved over to correct for overbuilding of offices but promises to residents in the code fir open space and services get the silent treatment. (Please stop catering to PAF just because you like Corey Wohlbach - I like him too but PAF is just carrying developer water.)

Comments (1)

Posted by Michael
a resident of University South
on Mar 28, 2016 at 4:57 pm

"Why such a light sentence?"

This perp obviously wasn't some minority type busted over a gram of crack.

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