12/03/2010 03:47 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Joe Miller's Missing E-mails Under Investigation

U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller's former employer says it may pursue criminal charges over e-mails that went missing in the weeks leading up to his abrupt resignation.

In October, as Alaska Dispatch and other media faced off with Miller in court over the release of his employment records, Miller was quietly battling another firestorm that was building to a head under the noses of Alaskan voters.

The Fairbanks North Star Borough, where Miller spent seven years working as a part-time government attorney, had put the tea party-backed candidate on notice that it was reviewing whether Miller should face criminal charges over e-mails that went missing from his borough account in August 2009.

The borough's questioning of Miller over the missing e-mails was confirmed to Alaska Dispatch this week, and the criminal investigation remains a possibility still today.

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