` Rabbi and Three Others Indicted for Stealing $12.4 Million from Disabled Children Funding ‘

#AceWorldNews – NEW YORK – May 15 – Rabbi Samuel Hiller and three others have been indicted for stealing over $12.4 million in public aid for disabled children.

The charges include grand larceny, identity theft, and falsifying business records at one of the city’s largest providers of special education services for disabled children, according to a news release issued Tuesday by Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown.

“It is disheartening to see a betrayal of the magnitude alleged in this indictment,” Brown said in a statement.

The men allegedly diverted money belonging to Island Child Development Centre, which serves Orthodox preschool children with disabilities, used it for personal expenses, home repairs and other business endeavours.

If convicted, each of the men would face up to 25 years in prison.

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