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brooklyn | New York Post: Assemblyman Felix Ortiz’s former aide dodges jail for stealing cash

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A former aide to veteran Assemblyman Felix Ortiz was sentenced to two years’ probation Monday for stealing more than $80,000 from the Brooklyn pol’s campaign account. Maruf Alam, 30, faced as much as 20 years after pleading guilty to wire fraud in Brooklyn federal court in October 2019, but US District Judge Ann Donnelly spared…

brooklyn | New York Post