Iowa workers paid for Christmas parties by selling county's scrap metal

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Posted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 10:46 pm, Wed Jun 11, 2014.

Iowa prosecutors want two former Adair County, Iowa, employees to pay thousands of dollars for selling the county's scrap metal to fund Christmas parties.

Duane Jameson, the former Adair County roads supervisor, and Cindy Butcher, a former shop clerk, both have pleaded guilty to third-degree fraud, an aggravated misdemeanor; and misconduct in office, a serious misdemeanor. The two could be ordered to pay damages totaling more than $26,150, plus more than $16,000 in fines.

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