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Houston Firefighters Accused of Using Facebook To Sell Shift Trades

Eyewitness News in Houston is investigating firefighters for selling shift-trades on a Facebook page aptly named HFD Extra Shifts. KTRK broke the story, interviewing firefighters and elected officials, and referencing a similar shift-swapping scandal in Cleveland in 2014 that resulted in criminal charges against 13 firefighters.

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Cleveland Subbing Scandal Firefighter Claims Race Discrimination

The firefighter at the center of a subbing scandal in Cleveland several years ago, has filed suit claiming his termination in 2014 constituted race discrimination. Calvin Robinson was charged in 2013 with felony theft in office and misdemeanor receiving improper compensation for paying other firefighters to work his shift.

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Canton Firefighters Face Discipline In Subbing Scandal

The scandal in the Cleveland Fire Department over illegal compensation of substitutes has claimed five more victims… this time in the Canton Fire Department. Firefighters William Hallas, Andrew Bolgiano, Rosario Carcione, Timothy Givens and Kevin Gordon have drawn suspension penalties ...

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