Wednesday, September 15, 2010
The Boston Globe reports that William O’Brien of Framingham, Massachusetts was sentenced to state prison for stealing over $780,000 from Harvard Hillel, a religious nonprofit organization. O’Brien had been responsible for maintaining the nonprofit’s financial records and assisting in paying its bills while employed by a financial management firm, according to the state attorney general’s office. O’Brien pled guilty to three counts of larceny over $250 and one count each of forgery and making false entries in corporate books. He was sentenced to two to three years in state prison, followed by ten years of probation, and was ordered to pay $783,489 in restitution.