CORRECTED: Ex-Hevesi Aide Jailed For Investment Scheme Wins Parole

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 11:45 AM EDT) -- A former top aide to New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi received parole Monday after serving two years for his involvement in a pay-to-play investment scheme involving New York state's pension fund.

Henry “Hank” Morris will be released from Hudson Correctional Facility after a parole board ruled on his release bid Monday, the state said.

"Mr. Morris’s release is long overdue," his attorney Orlee Goldfeld said.  "He is looking forward to coming home."

In 2011, New York state court Judge Lewis Bart Stone sentenced Morris to...
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