GOP Congressman: Staffer Embezzled Over $80,000

Rep. David Joyce’s campaign believes his former treasurer embezzled more than $80,000 from its committee coffers from 2015 to 2018, the campaign wrote in a letter to the Federal Elections Commission last week.

Cleveland.com first reported on the letter.

The Ohio Republican’s campaign told the FEC in the letter that an investigator from Geauga County confirmed bank camera film that showed the former campaign treasurer, current Highland Heights, Ohio, mayor Scott Coleman, withdrawing thousands of dollars that he was not authorized to tap from ATMs.

Coleman is expected to resign as mayor of the Cleveland suburb whose government he has led since 2004, Cleveland.com reported.

Read more at Roll Call.

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