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Resource ID: #19708
Subject: Public Officials
Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
Date: August 29, 30, 31, September 11, 22, 26, October 4, 5, 7, 14, 17, November 13, 16, 2002



The Commercial Appeal investigated the suspensions of Tom Jones, senior advisor to County Mayor Jim Rout and Rout's two predecessors. Findings revealed that Jones owed upwards of $35,000 for unauthorized, personal charges on his county-issued credit card--and the mayor had also used his county-issued credit card for personal items.

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