Councilmember Ruben Wills Indictment for Filing False Disclosure Forms

4 February, 2015

Wills was elected to the City Council in 2010. He's a former aide to ex-state Senator Shirley Huntley, who was convicted on corruption charges in 2012 for funneling taxpayer money to a shady non-profit organization staffed by her relatives. Huntley is currently serving a year in prison for stealing $88,000 from the non-profit

Wills was elected to the City Council in 2010. He’s a former aide to ex-state Senator Shirley Huntley, who was convicted on corruption charges in 2012 for funneling taxpayer money to a shady non-profit organization staffed by her relatives. Huntley is currently serving a year in prison for stealing $88,000 from the non-profit

Ruben Wills was indicted with five felony counts of failing to disclose his financial dealings on five separate disclosure reports between 2012 and 2014.
Wills’ lawyer, Steve Zissou said his client will be vindicated eventually, and will “continue to work tirelessly to help the people in his community live better and fuller lives.”
The councilman was released without bail on February 3. His last arrest was in May regarding tens of thousands of dollars that allegedly disappeared into a not-for-profit group he once headed, New York4Life.

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