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Millions of dollars are missing. The sheriff is dead. A small Virginia town wants answers

SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 | THE WASHINGTON POST

By Antonio Olivo, includes “Before the $21 million allegedly went missing, before the sheriff put his gun in his mouth and fired, before Tuesday’s announcement that the entire top tier of the Warren County government had been indicted, there was the dream. … The claims against them, industry groups say, reflect the perils of weak oversight in economic development agencies — quasi-public entities that oversee large, complicated transactions, and whose boards often lack the financial savvy and investor scrutiny that protect their corporate counterparts. …”

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