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"Fiscal Malfeasance" Apparent Reason for FBI's Probe of Former Paragould Fire Chief

PARAGOULD, AR - Fiscal malfeasance is the apparent reason for the FBI's on-going investigation of former Paragould Fire Chief Eddie Brown.

Brown resigned his position on February 1, after being placed on administrative leave by Mayor Mike Gaskill in mid-January.

The suspension came after the FBI informed Gaskill that Brown was the target of an investigation, which apparently centers around federal Homeland Security grants for the city and Greene County, that Brown oversaw.

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