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“I don’t think we’re going to have any further comment at this point,” she said outside the courtroom.
Earlier this week, she said her client and the nonprofit “were used by former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. and others who illegally used taxpayer’s funds to enrich themselves.”

Thomas resigned and pleaded guilty in January to stealing public funds and filing a false tax return after a lengthy investigation into how money intended for youth sports programs ended up in his pockets.

Federal prosecutors said Thomas also used the trust as a pass-through for funds to the Langston 21st Century Foundation and a third, unnamed entity.

Two principals for Langston, Marshall Banks and James Garvin, have pleaded guilty to concealing a felony for allowing Thomas to use their golf-affiliated nonprofit in Ward 5 as a  catalyst for his theft. Both men await sentencing in federal court.

Meanwhile, voters in Ward 5 will cast ballots in a special election on Tuesday to replace their disgraced representative on the council.