Brooklyn judge convicted of covering up credit-union embezzlement

A jury found Judge Sylvia Ash guilty of impeding a federal investigation into the $10 million embezzlement spree by Municipal Credit Union’s CEO.

Ash, 64, a former presiding judge at the state Supreme Court’s commercial division, faces years in prison after she was convicted of three criminal counts after a two-week trial. Sentencing is scheduled for April 20.

Her attorney, Carrie Cohen, didn’t immediately return a request for comment.

The conviction is the third involving senior officials at MCU, one of the city’s oldest and largest credit unions. It serves nearly 600,000 teachers, police officers and other working New Yorkers.

Former Chief Executive Kam Wong pleaded guilty

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