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Plaintiffs alleging property tax bid rigging conspiracy in St. Clair County seek treasurer's surety bonds

The Madison County Record Aug. 25, 2015, 9:11am

St. Clair County officials refuse to show surety bonds of treasurer Charles Suarez to a lawyer investigating his auctions of delinquent property taxes, according to a suit in circuit court. Aaron Weishaar of St. Louis seeks an order requiring the county to honor a request he filed under the Freedom of Information Act last fall. The suit languished in arbitration until this July 29, when associate judge Heinz Rudolf transferred it to the civil law docket. Weishaar represents property owners wh