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Wheeler in court for Iowa Tax Credit trial

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

The man accused of mismanaging the state film tax credit program's money will be in court Monday.

Thomas Wheeler is the former director of the Iowa Film Office. State prosecutors claim Wheeler used his position to help individuals steal millions of dollars in tax credits from the state.

They also claim Wheeler assisted filmmakers by knowingly altering and substituting public documents and approving false and inflated expenses submitted to the film office.

He is being accused of nine felony counts.

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