Two former staffers to Kendall Stewart are going to plead guilty to embezzling $145,000 in public money earmarked for a nonprofit group and directing it to relatives in Jamaica, according to British Caribbean News.
One Stewart’s rivals, Jumaane Williams, said he will call for the councilman’s resignation at a press conference later today.
A message left at Stewart’s legislative office was not immediately returned.
The aides, Asquith Reid and Joycinth Anderson, will plead guilty tomorrow, according to the BCN:
The Jamaican-born former chief of staff to New York City politician, Dr. Kendall Stewart, is set to enter a guilty plea this week, CaribWorldNews has learnt.
Court documents accessed by CWNN show that Asquith Reid, Stewart’s former chief of staff, along with alleged co-conspirator and staffer, Joycinth `Sue` Anderson, are set to enter their pleas on Thursday.
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