US Attorney Charges Not-For-Profit Organization With Taking Bribes

LawFuel Law Newswire – Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Catherine Leahy Scott, the Acting Inspector General for the State of New York (“NY State IG”), announced today the unsealing of an indictment charging SATNARINE SEEBACHAN, a program director at Bronx Shepherds Restoration Corporation (“Bronx Shepherds”), a not-for-profit corporation in the Bronx, New York, with soliciting and accepting bribes in the form of labor and materials for the renovation of his residence from contractors who received federally funded contracts from Bronx Shepherds.

SEEBACHAN surrendered to authorities this morning, and is expected to be presented and arraigned in Manhattan federal court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Frank Maas this afternoon.

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