QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — The former head of an Adirondack environmental conservation group has been accused of stealing nearly $170,000 from the organization.
The Post-Star reports a Warren County grand jury indicted David Decker of Burnt Hills Tuesday on 22 charges, including grand larceny and falsifying business records.
Decker was arrested in March 2017 following a complaint from a taxpayer advocate. Prosecutors say Decker moved $168,156 in state and federal funds to personal bank accounts and a contracting company while working as the director of the Lake George Watershed Coalition.
Decker had claimed payments he received were legitimate. He was fired after his arrest.
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Decker’s attorney couldn’t be reached for comment Wednesday. He is scheduled to be arraigned on June 6.
Information from: The Post-Star, http://www.poststar.com