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Sister of ex-Ag Commissioner Richie Farmer gets probation for role in campaign finance scheme
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, November 1, 2013 3:52 PM EST
The sister of former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer has received probation for her role in a campaign finance scheme that allowed her brother to take money from his 2007 re-election fund.
Monroe was accused of using her position as assistant executive director of the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance to help Farmer pocket leftover campaign cash with phony expense claims. She admitted to complicity in the case when Farmer pleaded guilty to state and federal charges in September.
Farmer's sentencing is scheduled for January.
Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com