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Former health center CEO guilty of diverting employee taxes, retirement contributions
Former health center CEO guilty of diverting employee taxes, retirement contributions

An Ellicott City man who now works as a fiscal officer for the Howard County government pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to stealing from an employee retirement plan and mishandling employee income taxes at his previous job with a Baltimore treatment center. William "Kris" Hathaway, 52, was chief executive officer of Baltimore Behavioral Health, a nonprofit that offered mental health and addiction treatment. Hathaway withheld nearly $2.5 million employee paychecks from 2009 through 2011 at the nonprofit, but did not send the money to the IRS, according to his plea agreement. Hathaway spent the employee tax withholdings on company expenses, including his salary, the...

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