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Tigani Indicted on State Campaign Finance Charges

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP)- A former liquor industry executive who's serving a 2-year federal sentence for a campaign finance scheme been indicted on state charges.

The felony charges against Christopher Tigani are outlined in an indictment unsealed Tuesday at the request of Delaware prosecutors.

Tigani is charged with eight counts of making fraudulent campaign contributions and one count of conspiracy. Each felony count carries a maximum penalty of 2 years in prison.

A public defender entered not guilty pleas on all the charges at a brief arraignment Tuesday morning. Tigani, wearing a white prison jumpsuit and appearing thinner than when he entered federal prison earlier this year, did not speak at the hearing.

In the federal case, Tigani admitted using his family's alcoholic beverage distributorship to bundle illegal campaign contributions.

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