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Resource ID: #24365
Subject: Fraud
Source: Gazette (Charleston, W.Va.)
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Date: 3/19/2009; 3/26/2009; 3/27/2009; 4/1/2009; 5/9/2009; 12/9/2009

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Mary Jane Bowling, an employee at the Workforce West Virginia office, secretly distributed federal grant money to her son's company, Comar, Inc. Martin Bowling then used the money to pay for travels to conferences that ultimately helped expand his company. Reporter Eric Eyre later exposed an attempted cover-up of the mishandled money by Mary Jane Bowling and her housemate, Christine Gardner, who ran the West Virginia State University's Economic Development Center in Charleston.

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