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Former official to be sentenced for defrauding tobacco fund (access required)

Former Secretary of Finance John W. Forbes II is set to be sentenced in a $4 million fraud that targeted Virginia’s fund that promotes economic development in tobacco-dependent communities. The 54-year-old Forbes pleaded guilty in August to one count of wire fraud while the case was under seal, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Forbes will be sentenced ...

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