Executive Director of D.C. Nonprofit Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

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On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, the executive director of Keely’s District Boxing and Youth Center, Keely Thompson Jr., pled guilty to a federal charge of wire fraud in which he embezzled approximately $205,000 of funds meant for youth programs in the D.C. area. Instead the funds wound up at a casino in Atlantic City, a cruise, and assorted other personal spending.

Keely’s District Boxing and Youth Center was a nonprofit organization with locations in Northwest and Northeast D.C. that received District as well as private funding intended to promote youth development through its boxing program.

Thompson’s sentencing is scheduled for October 9, …read more

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