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      Former small town mayor steals money from nonprofit

      The former mayor of a small Michigan town has admitted to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from a local service club.

      ESCANABA, Mich. - The former mayor of a small Michigan town has admitted to embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from a local service club.

      The Daily Press reports Leo Evans of Escanaba pleaded guilty Monday to a felony embezzlement charge. He also agreed to pay restitution.

      Evans pleaded guilty to embezzling $50,000 to $100,000 from the Escanaba Eagles Club. He stole the money from the nonprofit organization while he served as its secretary.

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