CEO of Charity Clinic Pays Himself with Taxpayer Cash, Report Alleges
When Soto confronted Varela about the transactions, Varela allegedly fired him, which prompted Soto to sue Varela and accuse him of concealing the apparent slush fund. The report also states that Varela routinely used the non-profit clinics to serve his own private patients, and gave them priority over the low-income patients of the clinic.
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