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Judge cautioned, fined in campaign-gifts case

$750 hit for Maggio called a ‘slap on the wrist’

Posted: June 28, 2014 at 3:29 a.m.

Circuit Judge Michael Maggio settled a complaint filed with the Arkansas Ethics Commission by paying a $750 fine Friday for accepting campaign contributions above state limits -- a punishment described as a "slap on the wrist" by the attorney who had reported Maggio.

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