Putnam Man, Former Law Enforcement Union Advisor, Stole From Members

NEW YORK — Andrew Brown, a former financial advisor for the Law Enforcement Employees Benevolent Association, spent years helping its president and treasurer misappropriate money from LEEBA’s Annuity Fund, Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced Wednesday.

He and Kenneth Wynder Jr., a former New York State Trooper and the founder and president of LEEBA, were each convicted of one count of conspiracy of commit wire fraud and one count of wire fraud, each of which carry a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. Wynder was also convicted of one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and four counts of tax evasion, each of which carry a maximum penalty of five years in prison.

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