Two former Housing Authority of New Orleans employees are accused of embezzling $661,904 from the agency over two years. Janice Staves, who worked at HANO until 2009, funneled the money to a former co-worker, James Youngblood, even though he’d performed no work, according to a bill of information filed in federal court Wednesday.

Mark Moseley

Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...