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Union PAC fund manager accused of embezzling $500k

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 9:15pm  ET

GREENBELT, Md. - The manager of a union PAC fund has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $500,000.

Thirty-two-year-old Cora Carper of Churchton was indicted Wednesday on six counts.

Carper is manager of the political action committee of the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers. The union represents more than 21,000 members in the U.S. and Canada.

The indictment alleges that Carper wrote more than 300 unauthorized checks to cash from the PAC fund for her personal use.

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