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Communal treasurer charged with fraud

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Aug. 28, 2019

A communal treasurer in a Fribourg village is being charged with fraud. It’s thought he could have stolen CHF 4m from the public coffers.

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Members of the local council in Belfaux have had their suspicions since last year and have been checking the books.

An official investigation was launched in July.

The treasurer faces charges of theft and forgery.

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