Ex-State Supreme Court Justice Sylvia Ash leaves Manhattan federal court after she was sentenced to a year and three months in prison, Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in New York. Ash. Photo: Larry Neumeiste/AP

A U.S. appeals court has affirmed the conviction of a former Brooklyn Supreme Court judge found guilty of obstructing a federal investigation—on the same day she was officially disbarred.

The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld Sylvia Ash’s conviction on counts of conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and making false statements for her role in helping former Municipal Credit Union CEO Kam Wong conceal his scheme to embezzle nearly $10 million. 

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