UD is fond of tracking down the glorious newspaper articles about how glorious certain criminals are. Were. I just linked to one such article, from 2015, featuring about to be sentenced Professor Geoffrey Girnun — who, in sporting his yamulke for his perp picture today, has done quite the service for Orthodox Judaism.

In the 2015 article, he’s smiling broadly and climbing a mountain; in the 2020 article, he looks all gone to ground and sad and pale and ashamed that he’s been a criminal hiding under religious piety for as long as he could possibly get away with it and now – despite lying through his teeth when caught – he has been forced to confess.

Confess to what? Stealing cancer research funds. That’s right, kiddies. The mortgage on Girnun’s close-to-million-dollar house will have to take precedence over people with cancer because… because he has a mortgage to pay! His salary at Stony Brook?

The theft scheme began in 2013, with his submitting false invoices, just weeks after Girnun was hired by the medical school, according to officials. Girnun earned a salary of $145,000 a year at Stony Brook.

Yes, folks, he was up and running with the theft scheme minutes after he was hired at that pathetic, hopeless salary…

My favorite part of the glorious 2015 article about Girnun? Its halfway-there headline:

Stony Brook University Professor Seeks to Starve Cancer.

Seeks to starve cancer of funds. Of funds.

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One Response to “After they decide to stop lying; after they finally admit they’ve been robbing their university and the government blind for years…”

  1. charlie Says:

    UD, this clown ain’t doing much to burnish the reputation of Orthodox Jews. Much in the same way drug cartels, gang bangers, drive by shooting enthusiasts, East Bay vatos getting into fights at Oakland Raider’s games, or side show promoters have done for us Latinos.

    Growing up in San Francisco, our local news carried stories of incredibly stupid crimes and criminals. My dad would say, “Please, please, don’t let it be a Chicano! Just once, let it be anyone else.” Alas, more often than not, it wasn’t to be….

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