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Former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. is serving time in a federal prison in Alabama for stealing public funds.

    Auditor: Youth trust still can't balance books from period around Thomas theft

    The troubled nonprofit from which a former D.C. Council member stole $350,000 in government funds is still unable to fully document all of the grants and expenditures made in the five-year-period around which the theft took place, according to a new audit.

  • Ellen London, president and CEO of the Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation, the company through which former D.C. Councilman Harry Thomas allegedly funneled money, told the D.C. Council that she doesn't want to see children caught as the collateral damage due to Mr. Thomas' questionable actions when she testified at a performance oversight hearing on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 at the Wilson Building in Washington, D.C. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Graham wants to know how Thomas used trust to steal from city

    Employees at a nonprofit organization that former council member Harry Thomas Jr. used as a conduit to steal from the city raised concerns about fast-tracked grants and the risk of becoming a "check-on-demand kind of place," according to testimony at a D.C. Council oversight hearing on Monday.

  • SIMMONS: A disconnect on big issues in the District

    While D.C. parents and school-choice proponents were filing into the Renaissance Hotel at Ninth Street and New York Avenue Northwest, D.C. officials were several blocks away at the White House raising Cain about voting rights. Our city leadership was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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