Friday, December 11, 2009

Betraying a trust

It will be interesting to see what happens.

I imagine this is just the tip of a huge iceberg here and elsewhere.

And they want to run healthcare??

Ex-housing exec admits to swindling

The Housing Authority of Bexar County's former executive director pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $131,000 from money provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Laura Morales, 44, admitted she converted to her own use more than $131,000 from the Section 8 general fund and the operating account of the Bexar Springs apartment complex run by the housing agency.

Morales followed a quiet practice in which housing staff sold back unused time off, said her lawyer, Mike Machado. Morales is cooperating with the FBI and HUD's inspector general.

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