Former state official gets probation as jurist cites cooperation with FBI, Internal Revenue Service
J. Felix Strevell, who was convicted of stealing more than $110,000 from state taxpayers during his scandal-plagued tenure as head of the former Institute for Entrepreneurship, was sentenced to five years probation Thursday in U.S. District Court.According to one of the many Comments here at the Times-Union Crime Confidential Blog, this garage is at Broadway and Columbia Street.
Strevell currently runs a small automotive repair shop in Rensselaer with his brother Chauncey, who also had worked for the institute.
Older Story at the Times Union (May 1, 2007): Strevell admits to fraud at nonprofit,
Former CEO of the SUNY-affiliated Institute for Entrepreneurship faces up to 5 years in prison, fine
The former head of a publicly-funded program meant to help jump-start businesses admitted Monday to finagling a fraudulent $95,000 pay raise, using his corporate credit card for a trip to Disney World and insisting his father be included on two business junkets to China.