Westchester County District Attorney Janet Difiore has announced the arrest of Mourad Boulas, a manager at Castle on the Hudson in Tarrytown, for Grand Larceny in the Second Degree (New York Penal Law 155.40). According to the Westchester County District Attorney press release, Mr. Boulas embezzled in excess of $400,000 during a four year period ranging from December 2004 through October 2008. It is alleged that during this time, Mr. Boulas wrote checks to his wife and to companies created by Mr. Boulas for purpose of siphoning money fom Castle on the Hudson.
Although jail is not mandatory for a first time offender, Mr. Boulas faces up to five to fifteen years in state prison. It is likely that prosecutors will seek some amount of state prison.
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