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Ethics Committee meeting on complaint

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - A legislative ethics committee will meet this Friday to receive the Preliminary report on an ethics complaint that was filed by Harold Cruz against Senator Ray Tenorio.

The complaint alleges that Tenorio, the island's lieutenant governor-elect, committed by fraud and abuse of the legal process by submitting documents, testifying in court and obtaining a legal identification card using the name of "Raymond Stanley Tenorio" prior to the court approving the change of his name from Raymond Stanley Waddey, Jr. in 1997.

Cruz's complaint also included court documents for Tenorio's name change and other civil matters he was involved in with his family.  Tenorio has denied any fraud and claimed Cruz was politicizing the issue.

Cruz was arrested for illegally hunting twice a few years ago and resigned as a Superior Court Marshal after being under scrutiny for allegedly faking a fall in the elevator and claiming to be injured.

The legislative ethics committee's attorney, Anthony Camacho, will give a preliminary report to the panel this Friday at noon.

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