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Ethics charge dropped for reti
Charles B. Lincoln, a retired Brockton police lieutenant who became a "poster child" for alleged pension abuse after collecting $140,000 annually from two public jobs, has had conflict-of-interest charges against him dropped by the State Ethics Commission.
The commission ruled that calling in sick, which Lincoln did repeatedly in order to work two jobs, did not violate conflict-of-interest laws.
"We're delighted once [the commission] looked at the case they realized there wasn't a case," said lawyer Kenneth Anderson, who represented Lincoln.
The action left only one ... Read more