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Arrest Of UN Leader From Dobbs Ferry Spurs Reform Promise

The arrest of John Ashe, who resides in Dobbs Ferry, the former president of the United Nations General Assembly, has led the current president to reveal his finances and travel information.
The arrest of John Ashe, who resides in Dobbs Ferry, the former president of the United Nations General Assembly, has led the current president to reveal his finances and travel information. Photo Credit: File photo

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Following the arrest of the former president of the United Nations General Assembly, who resides in Dobbs Ferry, in a corruption scheme, the new head of the U.N. says he will make public what funds he receives and how he uses them, according to nytimes.com.

John Ashe, a diplomat from Antigua, was arrested in October as part of an investigation into a corruption scheme, reported newyorktimes.com.

Ashe, who served as the president of the General Assembly from September 2013 to September 2014, was one of six people accused of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from Chinese sources, said the newyorktimes.com.

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