Students ran concessions at stadiums for $9 an hour in New York, Chicago, Nashville and Houston; were never paid Defendants used funds for personal travel, a Mercedes, and to create an online golf cart magazine MINEOLA, N.Y. – Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas today announced that a Nassau County Grand Jury has indicted two Long Island men for operating a sham charitable foundation that bilked high school students out of summer wages earned at major concert venues and sporting facilities in New York, Chicago, Nashville, and Houston. Whelton Herron, 43, of Brightwaters, and Amadii Owens, 32 of Wyandanch, were charged with one count each of Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree (a C felony), Scheme to Defraud in the 1st Degree (an E felony) and Conspiracy in the 4th Degree (an E felony. The corporation, The Herron Foundation, was also charged with Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree (a C felony) and Scheme to Defraud in the 1st Degree (an E felony). Owens, Herron and The Herron Foundation were arraigned today in front of Acting Supreme Court Justice Meryl Berkowitz. Herron and the corporate defendant were ordered held on $50,000 bond or $25,000 cash bail. Owens was held on $5,000 bond or $2,500 cash bail. Owens is scheduled to return to court on September 1, and Herron and the Herron Foundation Inc. are scheduled to return on September 25. If convicted Herron and Owens face a sentence of up to 15 years in prison, and the Herron Foundation Inc. faces a fine of up to $20,000.