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Ex-Housing Authority Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP)- A former site manager for the Wilmington Housing Authority has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $179,000 from the agency.
    
Thirty-four-year-old Damien Piper of Wilmington pleaded guilty to theft of public funds Monday in federal court in Wilmington.
    
According to his plea agreement, Piper was an assistant site manager for the Crestview Apartments. Prosecutors say Piper collected tenants' rents, often paid by money order, and altered the money orders to make them payable to himself.
    
Piper faces a maximum 10 years in prison at sentencing on Feb. 2.

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