New York City Councilman Ruben Willis, a former top aide to the now jailed former state Sen. Shirley Huntley, was arrested by the state attorney general’s office on a dozen different charges of misusing public funds and providing fraudulent records.

Updated: A letter from the state attorney general’s office reveals more information on why Wills, and his alleged accomplice, Jelani Mills, were arrested today.

The charges stem from an alleged scheme to use a charity organization to conceal the theft of public matching funds from the New York City Campaign Finance Board.

According to the letter from state prosecutors outlining bail recommendations for Wills and Mills, the councilman is accused of setting up a shell company to help funnel the money from the city campaign finance board.

The shell company, known as Micro Targeting, initially received funds to print campaign literature, though that never materialized, according to the AG’s office.

Mills, who is realted to Wills, was the sole owner of Micro Targeting.

After a $11,500 check cleared, Micro Targeting deposited the money into the charity’s bank account.

The AG’s office is recommending $50,000 bail.

The arrest follows an investigation by Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office that was looking into public funds directed to a charity Wills had once run that had subsequently gone missing.

According to the indictment, Wills is accused of filing false records through Micro Targeting with the New York City Campaign Finance Board through an undated invoice of $11,500.

Wills was one of several elected officials who was secretly recorded by Huntley, who was acting on behalf of law enforcement as she faced corruption charges of her own.

Indictment Wills & Mills by Nick Reisman

People v Ruben W Wills Et Al by Nick Reisman