Former rep. pleads guilty to stealing funds

USA - A former Massachusetts congressman and director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $200,000 from the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Inspector General's office announced Wednesday 3 October.

Michael J. Harrington, now a real estate lawyer, was the trustee of the realty trust that owned the hotel, which had been pledged as collateral for a $6.25 million loan that the FDIC was administering as the receiver for the

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