Morris Cops Plea In NY Pension Fund Case

Law360, New York (November 22, 2010, 8:05 PM EST) -- Henry “Hank” Morris, former adviser to New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi, pled guilty Monday to a felony charge connected with his involvement in corruption at the state pension fund, agreeing to return $19 million in fees he netted.

Morris pled guilty to a violation of New York's Martin Act at the New York County Supreme Court and faces up to four years in prison, according to a statement from New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.

Morris' plea is the eighth guilty plea to come out...
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