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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WVVA) - The mayor of a Greenbrier County town has been fined over using a town credit card for personal use.

A report from the West Virginia Ethics Commission shows White Sulphur Springs Mayor Thomas Taylor used the credit card to pay for a hotel room in Charleston for his mother and aunt, who were visiting his uncle in the hospital.

The report says Taylor also purchased meals for his wife totaling approximately $200, as well as made unauthorized purchase of gasoline.

Taylor also solicited $400 for the town's police department, which does not qualify as a charity.

Taylor has since repaid the money.

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