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What *should* happen when public officials are caught stealing from their own charities

UNCjigga

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Immediately resign. Plead guilty.


Funny how white Republican men are held to a different standard though, right?


 

JSt0rm

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if the penalty was death it would be a real deterrent. Old soft rich white guys aren't going to risk death in their calculations of stealing more money.
 
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Paladin3

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Same as would happen to any other embezzler who doesn't have powerful friends, and the wealth to hire expensive lawyers to confuse a jury. And lose your office for violating the public trust.
 

mect

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The fines for these types of crimes need to be severe enough such that people engaging in these types of activities don't think that if they do it enough the times they don't get caught will compensate for the times they do. They should feel real, significant monetary consequences.
 
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