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Criminal charges coming Thursday in allegedly fraudulent McCotter petitions [View all]

Source: Detroit Free Press

Criminal charges coming Thursday in allegedly fraudulent McCotter petitions
4:53 PM, August 8, 2012
By Dawson Bell
Detroit Free Press Lansing Bureau


Attorney General Bill Schuette is scheduled to announce criminal charges Thursday arising out of the investigation of allegedly fraudulent petitions submitted in the failed attempt to qualify former U.S. Rep. Thad McCotter for the ballot.

Multiple defendants will face both felony and misdemeanor charges in the case, according to a person familiar with the 11 a.m. announcement.

It remained unclear whether McCotter himself was a target in the probe.

State elections officials said petition signatures submitted by McCotter’s campaign were riddled with duplications and other irregularities, leaving him far short of the number of valid signatures needed to appear on the ballot.

Read more: http://www.freep.com/article/20120808/NEWS15/120808076/thaddeus-mccotter-fraudulent-petitions?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE

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