LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Harry Thomas Jr., a Washington DC councilman, has been arrested. Harry Thomas Jr. was charged today for allegedly stealing $350,000. Prosecutors also claim he filed a fake tax return. The allegations stem from claims that surfaced last year.,
A month ago, FBI agents raided Harry Thomas Jr. ’s home. They took his Chevy Tahoe SUV, motorcycle, and personal belongings. At the time, Thomas already had an alleged pending settlement agreement with the attorneys general office.
But now Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan claims that Thomas failed to make a payment due Tuesday of $50,000 by December 31. The deadline had been extended to Tuesday. But the check reportedly was still not delivered by Tuesday’s due date.
The settlement agreement required Thomas to make two payments per year of $50,000 until 2013. Today’s charges claim that Thomas allegedly looted $300,000 in city funds. The details were released to news pursuant to a “criminal information” filed this week. William Miller, spokesperson for U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen, previously told news “The U.S. Attorney’s Office is aware of the referral and will review the information .?.?. as we continue our investigation.”