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Former prosecutor accused in overtime scheme acquitted

Former prosecutor accused in overtime scheme acquitted

A former city prosecutor charged in an alleged scheme to help two city police officers fraudulently receive overtime pay was acquitted of all charges Thursday.

Retired Judge Dennis M. Sweeney found Molly Webb, 33, a felony prosecutor who left the city state's attorney's office, not guilty of all charges Thursday morning. Webb was accused of helping the officers, including one whom was her boyfriend, receive overtime pay for appearing in court, even though the officers were not present.

"We're obviously very pleased that Ms. Webb's position all along that she did nothing inappropriate was vindicated," David B. Irwin, her attorney, said.

During the bench trial,...

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