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10 Sewerage and Water Board employees accused of selling brass illegally to scrapyards

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Ten former employees of the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board are suspected of stealing tens of thousands of pounds of brass fittings from the agency and selling the metal to local scrapyards, city officials said Wednesday, describing a scheme that went undetected for at least two years and cost the city more than $500,000.

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