Delaware state auditor indicted on misconduct, felony theft charges -state AG

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By Tyler Clifford (Reuters) -Delaware state Auditor Kathy McGuiness has been indicted on criminal and other charges including felony theft, felony witness intimidation and official misconduct, state attorney general Kathy Jennings said on Monday. McGuiness, who was the first woman to hold the office after being elected in November 2018, is accused of price-fixing state contracts and staffing her daughter as a ghost employee in late 2020 while she enrolled in college. Attorneys also allege McGuiness structured a contract and manipulated invoices to avoid scrutiny, surveilled employees’ emails a…

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