Category: HUD

Michael McLaughlin’s all-you-can-steal buffet: Part 4, time for stomach pumping?

22 August, 2013 (09:00) | Boston, Chelsea, Corruption, Greater Boston Legal Services, HUD, Law, Michael McLaughlin, Public housing, US News |

By:David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday's Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.]     Though I originally thought I could contain this post within manageable limits, having already written a seven-part opus on How To Steal Big (available here in Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, […]

Michael McLaughlin’s all-you-can-steal buffet: Part 3, back for second helpings

21 August, 2013 (09:00) | Boston, Chelsea, Corruption, Greater Boston Legal Services, HUD, Law, Michael McLaughlin, Public housing, US News | 1 comment

[Continued from yesterday's Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   As we’ve seen so far in this post, so comprehensive was Michael McLaughlin’s looting of the Chelsea Housing Authority for personal gain, so pervasive his means of following the How To Steal Big reference manual, the business of totting up how […]

Michael McLaughlin’s all-you-can-steal buffet: Part 2, a smorgasbord of thefts

20 August, 2013 (11:09) | Boston, Chelsea, Corruption, Greater Boston Legal Services, HUD, Law, Michael McLaughlin, Public housing, US News |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   Yesterday’s post about revenge straight from the microwave set the table for today’s, in that it laid out the new court testimony around Mr. McLaughlin’s obstruction of justice designed to eliminate evidence that might demonstrate where else he had pilfered money from the Chelsea Housing […]

Michael McLaughlin’s all-you-can-steal buffet: Part 1, laying the table

19 August, 2013 (21:11) | Boston, Chelsea, Corruption, Greater Boston Legal Services, HUD, Michael McLaughlin, Public housing, US News |

By:David A. Smith   Those who say revenge is a dish best served cold have never experienced the satisfaction of a revenge microwave, such as that cooked up by Greater Boston Legal Services and Nixon Peabody, whose work on behalf of the abused and victimized residents of Chelsea Housing Authority properties is giving the judge […]

The How-to-Steal-Big Reference Manual

13 August, 2013 (09:00) | Chelsea, Corruption, Greater Boston Legal Services, Housing, HUD, Justice, Law, Michael McLaughlin, Public housing, Theory, US News |

By:David A. Smith   Now that Michael McLaughlin has received at least his first sentence – details may be relished in stories from the Boston Herald (July 17, 2013) and Boston Globe (July 17, 2013) – I realized that my chronicle of Mr. McLaughlin’s depredations in my seven-part post How To Steal Big was incomplete, […]