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Disbarred Ex-Lawyer Admits Looting $1M VCF Award to Fellow Ex-Cop

Posted 11/3/20

A disbarred Westchester County lawyer and former NYPD Detective has admitted in court that he stole more than $900,000 from a former police colleague whose 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim he handled.

Gustavo L. Vila 62, of Yorktown Heights, pleaded guilty in Federal Court Oct. 29 to one count of theft of government funds.

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