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Former aide to Wisconsin governor charged with fraud

From the Reuters:

A former aide to Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker was charged with fraud on Thursday, accused of embezzling thousands of dollars from a fund for families of U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The complaint accuses Tim Russell, who worked closely with Walker when he was Milwaukee County Executive, of diverting more than $21,000 to his personal bank account and using some of the money to go on Hawaiian and Caribbean vacations.

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