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DA Blew Forfeiture Money on Parties, Home Improvement

Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard has used thousands of dollars from a little-known stash of public money to buy things that did not have much to do with putting crooks behind bars, but that burnished his image, let him hobnob with power brokers and even upgraded his home.

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Read full article. (link)

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  • SIV||

    This story continues on our new premium website for subscribers, MyAJC.com.

    Like I'm gonna pay for the AJC.

  • SIV||

  • Sevo||

    Hey, at least the money didn't go to waste!

  • Scarecrow Repair||

    To waist, maybe.

    Or below the waist, more likely.

  • ||

    The boys in the county jail will sure give him a warm welcome. Sure he didn't personally prosecute most of them, but he is the prosecutor's boss.