Saturday, March 7, 2009

Washington State Man Sentenced For Embezzling $300K From Disabled Clients

Maurice Brooks Sr., 46, formerly of Renton, Washington, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for embezzling some $308,000 from disabled clients' retirement funds which he managed. Brooks is reported to have served as an "organizational representative payee" of Social Security benefits for over 750 clients in the Seattle, Washington area, responsible for assuring that their medical, food, shelter and clothing needs were met. He was arrested last September, later plead guilty, admitting to the theft and spending the money on luxury cars, vacations to Jamaica's Club Hedonism, Adult Friend Finder services and other personal expenses.

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