Long Island congregation treasurer charged

June 29, 2011 2:19:12 PM PDT
A treasurer for a Long Island Hassidic congregation is accused of stealing more than $600,000 from its bank accounts.

Nassau County police say Isaac Zucker of Woodmere, was arrested around 2 a.m. Wednesday and charged with grand larceny. He is to be arraigned later Wednesday.

The 47-year-old Zucker served as a treasurer for the Congregation Aish Kodesh in Woodmere.

Authorities say Zucker allegedly transferred the funds into his own bank accounts