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A Guilty Plea, But the Pension Payments Still Come In

11/04/2013 12:11 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

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A former Madison County treasurer pleaded guilty eight months ago to orchestrating a scheme to rip-off Madison County residents. Eight months later, Fred Bathon is still ripping off taxpayers.

Despite his conviction, Bathon still receives a monthly pension of $7,506, equaling just over $90,000 per year.