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Investigation: SLC tax dollars used to pay for wedding reception

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL (WFLX) - An internal investigation is underway in St. Lucie County into allegations of misused taxpayer dollars.

Parks, Recreation and Facilities Director Debra Brisson may have misused taxpayer dollars to pay for a wedding reception. This according to an investigation done by our news partners at Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers.

The reception was for the Clerk of the Circuit Court Joe Smith and his wife, Assistant County Attorney Heather Smith.

The Smiths paid only $1,800 out of the total cost of $30,000 to have their wedding reception at the Fenn Center in Fort Pierce.

An investigation is underway by St. Lucie County. We'll continue to follow this information and bring you updates as they become available.

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