Ex-Grant Thornton Partner Pleads Guilty To Stealing $4M

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 6:06 PM EDT) -- A former partner at Grant Thornton International Ltd. pled guilty to fraud Wednesday, admitting that he stole nearly $4 million from the accounting firm over eight years by having clients send payments directly to him.

Craig Haber, 59, entered his plea in Manhattan federal court before U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel. Haber told the judge that from 2004-12 he asked Grant Thornton clients to send payments directly to him, rather than the firm, and deposited their money in his own accounts — a scheme that netted...
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