When Democrats in the House caucus first learned that money was missing from their fundraising account, they suspected a former staffer may have taken $3,000.
An audit released for the first time to the House Democratic caucus revealed by a CPA firm discovered a much higher amount: $12,575.
“I was deeply hurt and saddened because he worked for me,” said Rep. Karen Camper, D-Memphis. “It paralyzed me, almost, because he was like a son to me as well.”
Camper said her former legislative aide, Derrick Tibbs, resigned on Dec. 3, 2018, after he admitted to her that he’d made put her in a bad situation and would pay restitution.
Rep. Mike Stewart, D-Nashville, first uncovered…