A grand jury in Washington, D.C., has indicted a former office manager for the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., accusing the manager of padding his own salary by falsifying payroll information.

In a news release, the U.S. Department of Justice said Ngozi Pole, of Waldorf, Md., faces five counts of wire fraud and one count of theft of government property. Pole, 39, did not return a message left at a Maryland phone number under his name, and the name of his lawyer was not immediately available.

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