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Search warrant: FBI was investigating slain W.Va. sheriff for money laundering
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:16 AM EDT
A federal search warrant has revealed that a West Virginia sheriff was being investigated by the FBI for alleged money laundering in the weeks before his death.
According to the warrant, Dr. Diane Shafer paid hundreds of thousands in cash to George White for making Crum's campaign signs. The search warrant issued to search Crum's phone was unsealed last week.
Shafer pleaded guilty to misusing her Drug Enforcement Administration registration number.
Crum was shot to death last spring as he sat in his police cruiser in downtown Williamson.
The FBI also was investigating whether Crum committed mail fraud.