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15 Indiana officials charged in corruption case

Posted at 2:20 PM, Oct 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-11 19:12:44-04

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Fifteen local government employees from around Indiana are facing public corruption charges for alleged government losses totaling more than $1 million.

Federal prosecutors announced charges Thursday against five people, including the treasurers of three fire departments, who allegedly bilked local governments out of more than $380,000.

State charges are pending against 10 other people, including two employees with the Indianapolis Local Public Bond Bank who allegedly stole about $400,000.

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