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Jail time for man posing as non-profit fundraiser


Eau Claire (WQOW) - A local man who admitted posing as a fundraiser for a charity to get money for himself has been sentenced in Eau Claire.

Police say a retired police officer overheard Michael George soliciting donations for the Epilepsy Foundation at an Eau Claire church. That officer happened to be a board member of the foundation.

George was sentenced Thursday to 100 days in jail. He must also pay restitution and fines of more than $6,000.

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