New York Democrat Charged With Stealing Thousands In Hurricane Relief Funds

Pamela Harris is a Democrat member of the New York Assembly. She has betrayed the trust of her constituents in one of the most vile ways. She stole money that was meant for hurricane victims.

The Daily Caller reports:

New York Dem Charged With Stealing Hurricane Relief Funds

A New York Democratic Assemblywoman was indicted for stealing over twenty five-thousand dollars of government money, including Hurricane relief funds.

Pamela Harris, 57, from Brooklyn, was charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, making false statements, bankruptcy fraud, witness tampering and conspiracy to obstruct justice, according to the New York Daily News. Harris allegedly used the money for vacations, cruise tickets and even her lingerie bill at Victoria’s Secret.

Authorities arrested Harris Tuesday morning and charged her before a federal judge later in the day.

Not only was Harris accused of stealing from the government, she reportedly stole nearly $25,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), that was responsible for helping New York and New Jersey rebuild after Hurricane Sandy hit the states hard in 2012.

“In fact, at a time when many residents in her district were dealing with the horrific aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Harris was busy brewing a storm of her own, one that resulted in her receiving significant payouts by the very federal agency charged with helping those truly in need,” FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge William Sweeney said in a statement to Fox News.

You have to wonder how someone can live with themselves after doing such a thing.

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