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2/20/2019
2/20/2019
Bronx youth group
Former Exec Director Stole Money from Bronx Youth Group
Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that Earnestine Russell, a former, longtime director of a Bronx youth group, has been sentenced after pleading guilty to Grand Larceny. Clark said, “The defendant stole money that was meant to support after-school programs for middle school children in our Bronx community. The defendant, who led the Baychester Youth Council since the 1980s, has now been held accountable for her actions.”
Pled Guilty to Syphoning Thousands from Program for Middle School Children

BRONX- The former executive of a Bronx youth group will serve 1 year in prison for stealing tens of thousands of dollars of federal funds ear marked to help middle-school children. Clark said that Russell, 69, pleaded guilty to third-degree Grand Larceny and was sentenced by Bronx Supreme Court Justice Robert Neary to one year in jail with a $61,098.00 order of restitution by civil judgment. The defendant also waived her right to appeal.
Earnestine Russell
NYS OSC
$61,098.00
Grand Larceny
Third-Degree Grand Larceny
$61,098.00
Yes
1 Year