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Parole Board Rejects Clemency For "Coingate" Figure

WCBE Files

The Ohio Parole Board has rejected a clemency request from a former coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal. Tom Noeis serving an 18-year prison term for stealing from a 50 million dollar rare-coin fund he oversaw for the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation. The board says Noe's sentence is not out of line.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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