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Tamarac repays former mayor

She was accused of taking bribes

- By Lisa J. Huriash Staff writer CHECK, 2B

TAMARAC The former mayor’s criminal prosecutio­n is officially over, but Tamarac taxpayers must now pay for it all.

On Thursday, the city wrote former Mayor Beth FlansbaumT­alabisco a check to compensate her about $47,000 in salary and retirement contributi­ons she lost out on while suspended from office for almost a year. That figure also reimburses her for health insurance benefits.

In May, Flansbaum-Talabisco was found not guilty of corruption charges in a case where she was accused of taking bribes from two developers. She had

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