BREAKING: Former Arkansas Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement Scheme Involving Charity

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A former Arkansas lawmaker has plead guilty to his part in an embezzlement scheme involving a charity.

51-year-old Eddie Wayne Cooper allegedly embezzled over $4 million from Preferred Family Healthcare out of Springfield, Missouri. These funds were then used for political contributions, unreported lobbying, and personal expenses.

Cooper served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 2006 to January 2011.

Source: Ex-Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty in charity scheme – KAIT Jonesboro, AR – Region 8 News, weather, sports

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