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Resource ID: #21707
Subject: City Government
Source: Times-Dispatch (Richmond, Va.)
Date: 2004-05-28



This investigation revealed the abuse of more than $1 million from a discretionary fund of the City Council. Although some council members defend the fund as necessary to support unforeseen expenses, particularly for poorer communities, others describe the fund as "fraught with temptation" and a "criminal case waiting to happen" because city council members were able to secretly dip into the funds without any oversight from the city administration. A former council member and two city employees were sentenced to prison in connection with fund abuse

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