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Resource ID: #27074
Subject: Fraud
Source: Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
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Date: May 4, May 8, May 18, June 1, June 13, June 15, June 29, Aug. 5, Aug. 10, Sept. 2, Sept. 10, Sept. 11.

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When they started digging into Walter Reed, he was in his 30th year as district attorney of Louisiana's 22nd Judicial District. Reed prides himself on throwing the book at offenders. Though Reed was popular, he had developed expensive habits, and though he earned roughly $200,000 a year as DA, it wasn't enough to satisfy him, and he began to cut ethical corners. We uncovered a number of questionable, and possibly illegal, practices.

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