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Sen. Currie’s campaign treasurer gets 1 year for theft

ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Ulysses Currie’s former campaign treasurer has been sentenced to a year in jail for stealing more than $150,000 from the senator’s campaign.

An Anne Arundel County judge on Monday also ordered 65-year-old Olivia Harris, who pleaded guilty in February to theft scheme over $100,000, to pay restitution. She has repaid nearly $41,000 and more than $9,000 for unpaid taxes.

The State Prosecutor’s Office says Harris made more than 350 ATM withdrawals from the “Friends of Ulysses Currie” account totaling $157,350. Because she omitted the withdrawals from campaign finance reports, the campaign’s funds were over-reported and an attorney reported the funds missing.

Prosecutors say Currie, who is charged in federal court with illegally using his influence to benefit a grocery chain, didn’t know of the scheme.

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  1. SCUM working for SCUM…too bad the scum wasn’t working for the ppl of PG. Currie is PURE SWINE…She should have stolen more!