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Former district manager accused of fraud

Investigation into fraud and misappropriation claims underway

COLFAX — The Washington State Auditor is referring the case of the Whitman Conservation District Manager accused of fraud and misappropriating funds to the Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office for a possible criminal case.

The state agency also seeks $4,000 from the former manager to pay for their investigation.

The Washington State Auditor’s Office initially investigated the man, whose name was not yet released at the time of this publication in the Whitman County Gazette.

The agency was notified of the potential fraud by the Whitman Conservation District Board in Colfax in February last year....


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