Neil S. Rodgers, a former D.C. government official, was sentenced Tuesday for his role in the misappropriation of $110,000 earmarked for D.C.'s Children at Risk and Drug Prevention Fund to cover a deficit for the 51st State Inaugural Ball for President Obama's inauguration in 2009. Rodgers, found guilty of fraud in March, was sentenced to 36 days (served on weekends) plus two years of probation. Rodgers must also repay the entire $110,000 as restitution for his crime.Thirty six days in jail for stealing $110,000 from kids drug programs? Ain't Washington D.C. great?
Thursday, June 18, 2015
But It Was For the Children!
D.C. Officials Stole $110K From Children's Program to Fund Obama Inaugural Ball