A federal jury has convicted Mary Holden Ayala, 59, the former operator of a foster home serving the black community on Northeast Rodney Avenue of stealing nearly $1 million from an Oregon foster care agency. The home was purchased by the neighborhood to keep it from being demolished.
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A federal jury found Mary Holden Ayala, 59, of Portland, guilty Thursday of stealing nearly $1 million from an Oregon foster care agency, money laundering and filing false personal income tax returns.