Ex-Hevesi Aide Hit With Jail Time For Kickback Scheme

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 12:17 PM EST) -- A New York judge sentenced a tearful Henry Morris, former adviser to New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi, to up to four years in prison Thursday morning for his involvement in corruption at the state’s largest pension fund.

Judge Lewis Bart Stone of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, hit Morris with the maximum sentence allowed for steering public pension fund money to friends and political associates in a move that netted him $19 million in fraudulent “placement fees.”...
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