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Prosecute VA's thieves [Letter]

Instead of more tax dollars going to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ("VA's acting chief tours Baltimore medical center," June 17), the new secretary should fire all the leadership at the VA that allowed the people who got bonuses based on wait time to cook the books and then prosecute all those who took bonuses they did not earn, which amounts to stealing tax dollars from us.

J. Heming, Baltimore

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