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Rohrabacher accuses campaign treasurer of stealing $170,000

Rohrabacher accuses campaign treasurer of stealing $170,000

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach) said Thursday that a former treasurer of his reelection committee had embezzled more than $170,000 from the campaign. “I am disappointed and dismayed by this betrayal of trust,” Rohrabacher said in a statement released by his attorney, Charles H. Bell Jr. Rohrabacher has filed criminal complaints against the former treasurer, Jack Wu of Newport Beach, with the Orange County district attorney and state attorney general, according to Bell. Wu, 44, is a longtime activist in Orange County Republican politics. He did not respond Wednesday afternoon to an email and voicemail. Wu, who filed for personal bankruptcy in 1996, according...