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Father Takes Son’s Charity Money, Says New York Family Lawyer


A Bohemia man is being held by police after accusations that he stole money from the Make-A-Wish Foundation using the routing and account numbers on a check written to pay for a family trip to Hawaii for his sick son, according to reports from a New York Family Lawyer.

The Make-A-Wish Foundation provided a check for the family trip, but the 50-year-old father used the account information on the check to pay, $1,500 in bills, New York Family Lawyers learned from Suffolk police and the foundation. He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of stealing the money.

The man was driving with a stolen New York driver’s license and was impaired by drugs, police sources told a New York Family Lawyer. According to police, he was also found with a forged Suffolk County Parks permit and a handicapped parking permit that did not belong to him.

Police charged him with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and driving while ability impaired by drugs. The Make-A-Wish Foundation’s purpose is to grant wishes to children who have medical conditions that may be terminal. So far, no one has been able to contact any of the family members for comment.

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