Shoffner’s attorney: Toss case

Charges missed mark, filing says

Posted: March 22, 2014 at 6:02 a.m.

Former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner asked a federal judge to allow her to retain one of her attorneys at the government’s expense. She is shown in this file photo with attorney Chuck Banks.

As expected, an attorney for former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner filed a motion Friday expanding his arguments that her March 11 extortion and bribery convictions should be tossed because the charges weren’t properly filed in federal court.

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