Report: Chamber paid Davis $200K over 7 years - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Report: Chamber paid Davis $200K over 7 years

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) - A report finds the Southaven Chamber of Commerce paid Mayor Greg Davis $207,000 over nearly seven years to promote tourism and business, yet required few if any receipts to show how he spent that money.

The report was released Wednesday by the chamber following repeated requests for documents by The Commercial Appeal. The newspaper revealed in January that Davis had received large entertainment reimbursements from the chamber in addition to those from the city, which are now the focus of an FBI investigation.

The chamber's four-page report indicates it paid Davis over six years for dinners, trips, conferences, parties and gifts, largely without requiring receipts or documentation.

In a phone interview with the newspaper, Davis said he hasn't misspent any money.

 

Information from: The Commercial Appeal.

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