Posts Tagged ‘Marshall Banks’

The Other Shoes Keep Dropping

Former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. is due in court next Thursday to learn exactly how many years he’ll be spending in prison (if any) for stealing more than $350,000 of taxpayer money.
The sentencing will provide a symbolic bookend for Thomas’ political career. But don’t expect much closure: The aftereffects of his misdeeds will [...]

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Another HTJ Associate Charged

Another associate of disgraced former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. has been charged in federal court. Jimmy Garvin, who helped run one of the nonprofits that Thomas used to try and hide his theft of more than $350,000 in city funds, is expected to plead guilty tomorrow morning to knowing about and helping to [...]

Harry Thomas Associate Pleads Guilty, More To Come?

An associate of disgraced former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. pleaded guilty today in federal court to not reporting and concealing Thomas' theft of more than $300,000 in public funding.
Marshall Banks, a 71-year-old former Howard University professor, was the founder and president of the Langston 21st Century Foundation. According to the statement of offense [...]

Feds Charge HTJ Associate

The U.S. Attorney's office has just charged Marshall Banks for having knowledge of and concealing disgraced former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.'s theft of public funds. Banks is the president of the Langston 21st Century Foundation, a nonprofit that Thomas used to do most of his stealing.
You may recall from last summer's civil suit [...]

Key Figure in TeamThomasGate Says He Hasn’t Talked To Feds

A key figure in the Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.'s alleged fraudulent misuse of city funds says he's not been interviewed by any federal law enforcement officials, raising questions about when, or even if, Thomas will face federal charges.
Jimmy Garvin, a well-known golf instructor and program director at Langston Golf Course, says he's not [...]

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