- Associated Press - Thursday, February 21, 2013

WASHINGTON — The former director of the D.C. homeland security and emergency management agency has been charged with tax fraud.

Millicent West was charged in a criminal information Thursday. That document can only be filed with a defendant’s intent and generally signals that a guilty plea is near.

West resigned from her position last year after being referred to in court papers that charged then-D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. with embezzling more than $350,000 in public funds.



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