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Former Baltimore County official charged with stealing $140k from campaign accounts for councilmember, slate

February 17, 2023

A former Baltimore County official was charged Thursday with stealing more than $140,000 from two political campaign accounts — one for a former county councilmember and the other, a slate controlled by a former county executive — while he served as their treasurer. William Christopher McCollum, 52, of Hampden in Baltimore, a political insider who once headed the so-called Baltimore County Ag Center, was charged with felony theft, embezzlement and perjury in a 21-count criminal information filed by the Maryland State Prosecutor’s office.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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