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Resource ID: #24398
Subject: Corruption
Source: Daily Southtown (Chicago)
Date: 05/01/2009; 12/04/2009



Regional Superintendent Charles Flowers misused close to $400,000 in public money on personal and family expenses. Investigation into the office operations of Flower's yielded accounts of lavish spending on capital equipment for a department already mired in debt. As a result of the reporting, Flowers' irresponsible and corrupt behavior was exposed and he eventually was charged.

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