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Firefighters face indictment for theft

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CLEVELAND, Ohio - Thirteen Cleveland firefighters were indicted for theft in office on Wednesday.

They're accused of paying co-workers to cover their assigned shifts while they continued to receive salaries and benefits.

The prosecutor says the firefighters each failed to work 2,000 hours or more of their scheduled time. One is accused of failing to work more than 8,000 hours - the equivalent of four years.

Each of the 13 firefighters was indicted for felony theft in office and receiving improper compensation

 

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