Miami Health Center Sues Ex-CEO For $6.8M In Stolen Funds

Law360, Miami (July 26, 2013, 8:06 PM EDT) -- The Miami Beach Community Health Center Inc. filed a civil suit in Florida state court Wednesday seeking damages against former head Kathryn M. Abbate, who received a 42-month sentence in a federal criminal case earlier this year for stealing $6.8 million from the nonprofit outfit.

Abbate pled guilty in March to embezzling the money from the center between 2007 and 2012. She had joined the center, which provides comprehensive health care to 25,000 poor and uninsured residents, in 1998 and became its chief executive officer in...
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