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Leaders of Iowa town jailed in long-running corruption case

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Years of government corruption preceded the arrests of five officials from a small northwestern Iowa city, including the mayor and police chief, according to prosecutors and a state audit.

The Armstrong officials embezzled tens of thousands of dollars in public funds, falsified public records to conceal wrongdoing and used city property for personal gain, prosecutors allege in a charging document that details allegations dating to 2013. Read More..



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