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January 28, 2021
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PS29 PTA Embezzlement

By Lisa M. Collins

The judge and Cobble Hill’s PS 29 PTA are growing exasperated, as Providence Hogan has failed to pay back the money she owes to the school in a deal she was offered to avoid trial and possible jail time.

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office had worked out a deal that would allow Hogan to pay back the $80,000 she admits to having stolen from PS 29’s PTA while she was treasurer. She was supposed to pay $40,000 in court on Wednesday, but did not bring the money.

At Wednesday’s hearing, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Suzanne Mondo said Hogan could face jail time if the case goes to trial.

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