The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

State and Nation

November 6, 2013

Marshall County revenue commissioner arrested

MONTGOMERY —

 

Marshall County Revenue Commissioner Joey Masters was arrested today on a charge of violating the state ethics law, Attorney General Luther Strange announced. Masters subsequently submitted his resignation as revenue commissioner.

Masters, 51, of Albertville, was arrested by a special agent of the Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions Division and taken to the Marshall County Jail, where he was being processed for release on bond.

The arrest was made through a warrant charging Masters with knowing use of his official position to obtain personal gain. This crime is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to 12 months in the county jail and a fine of up to $6,000.

The charge is a result of an investigation by special agents of the Special Prosecutions Division.

No other information about the investigation or about Masters’ alleged crime was released.

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