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Whistleblower Reveals Fani Willis Misuse of Grant Funds

Gather ’round for the legal drama of the year.

So Fani Willis, finds herself under the spotlight again.

Enter whistleblower, Amanda Timpson.

She’s has taken the stand, leaving us all shocked with allegations.

Amanda, who once ran Fulton County’s juvenile diversion program, spilled the beans to both the U.S. House.

She claims she got the boot after not going along with some shady financial deals.

We’re talking federal grant money that was supposedly meant for the Center of Youth Empowerment and Gang Prevention.

Somehow this money got spent on travel, computers and other items.

Newsweek reports:

A former employee of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ office has detailed allegations of misconduct in the Georgia law office during a state Republican-led Senate Special Committee on Investigations hearing on Thursday.

Willis’ office is prosecuting former President Donald Trump’s state election interference case. Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, and 18 co-defendants were indicted in August 2023 for allegedly conspiring to overturn President Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory in Georgia. The former president has pleaded not guilty to all charges and has claimed the case is politically motivated.

Amanda Timpson, former director of Fulton County’s juvenile diversion program, alleged that she was fired after trying to stop her colleagues from misusing federal grant money. Timpson assisted in writing grant applications for the district attorney’s office, which included a $488,594 grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) awarded in 2020 for the creation of a youth empowerment and gang prevention center. OJJDP is an office of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ).

Willis has denied any wrongdoing and said that Timpson was fired because of poor job performance, according to the Georgia Recorder.

The whistleblower detailed an alleged meeting between her and her then-supervisor Michael Cuffee, a Willis aide.

“In this meeting, this was the first time on what [Cuffee] wanted to spend the grant on. He said he wanted to spend it on computers, travel and swag,” Timpson told the Georgia senators. “As I persisted that it is not what we could do that’s when I realized my treatment changed.”

The ex-employee also spoke of an alleged conversation between her and Willis.

“[Willis] said something like, ‘What’s going on?’ And when I went to speak, she cut me off and she said, ‘Effective immediately you’re going to be removed and demoted,” Timpson said.

Timpson said she brought her concerns to Human Resources, but was ultimately fired. The whistleblower has a pending lawsuit in state court against Willis for wrongful termination, according to the Georgia Recorder.


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