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Retired County Sheriff's Deputy Charged with Falsifying Hours Worked on NHTSA-Funded Programs

On September 13, 2022, the Lake County Illinois State Attorney’s Office filed an information charging Gregory Swanson, retired Lake County Sheriff Deputy, with official misconduct and theft related to falsifying timesheets. Swanson allegedly falsified the number of hours worked on National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-funded traffic detail programs and submitted false time sheets for hours of work from April 2018 through November 2020.
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