Former New Haven city employee pleads guilty to embezzling over $100K from city hall

New Haven

A longtime New Haven city employee has admitted to embezzling more than $100,000 from the city.

64-year-old Daniel Lion of Hamden worked in the city accounting department.

Investigators said he issued bogus vacation paychecks to himself over the course of 16 years.

Lyon has pleaded guilty.

He faces up to 20 years in prison.

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