The man in charge of finances for the city of Pleasantville? He stole thousands of dollars. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office announced that Ted Freedman, the Chief Financial Officer for the city of Pleasantville has been charged with official misconduct and theft for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars out of the city’s coffers. Authorities allege Freedman received manually issued checks and cashed them. He has worked for the city for nearly 30 years.