Financial advisor Charles Winitch pled guilty on Monday in White Plains federal court to wire fraud for executing unauthorized transactions in a trust held for disabled children.

United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara wrote in Winitch’s plea agreement that he conspired to commit fraud from March 2004 to July 2005 while employed as a financial advisor in New York. Although Bharara and federal prosecutors did not name the firm The New York Daily News identified Winitch as a Morgan Stanley stockbroker in a 2008 story. He was employed by Morgan Stanley from November 1998 through August 2005.

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