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Margate Official Must Pay Defense Of Charges Out Of His Own Pocket

MARGATE — A city official accused of groping a woman in a local bar must pay his own attorney fees because he was not on the job when the alleged incident occurred, an insurance adjuster said on Monday. Mercedes Almeida, 35, is claiming Commissioner Arthur Bross “inappropriately touched, verbally harassed and made unwanted sexual advances” [..]

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Insurance Fund May Not Help Official

MARGATE — When a Margate woman accused Commissioner Arthur Bross of groping her in a bar, the city asked the Florida League of Cities’ self-insurance trust fund to handle his defense. Residents such as Olive McCann want to know why. McCann figures Bross wasn’t conducting city business as vice mayor. He was celebrating the dedication [..]

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