Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has sued his former trusted campaign manager for allegedly siphoning off more than $2 million in campaign funds over five years.
The suit in Travis County state court claims that Kenneth “Buddy” Barfield — a well-known Austinite who managed Dewhurst’s successful campaigns for more than a decade — began the skimming sometime prior to 2010 by collecting payments for false invoices from a Barfield consulting company, Alexander Consulting.
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