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Wisconsin man allegedly stole $130,000 from employer to pay for online porn

A man allegedly embezzled $130,000 from his employer and friend of more than 30 years to pay for his online porn habit. Police say the thefts occurred over a period of four years. The owner of the business tells the Superior Telegram he's shocked. He says the business is recovering but he's sad to love his trusted friend.
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A man allegedly embezzled $130,000 from his employer and friend of more than 30 years to pay for his online porn habit. Police say the thefts occurred over a period of four years. The owner of the business tells the Superior Telegram he's shocked. He says the business is recovering but he's sad to love his trusted friend.

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