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Patrice Tierney got funds from brother in ’90s

Paid expenses, including John Tierney’s legal fees

US Representative John F. Tierney’s wife was receiving funds from her fugitive brother as far back as the early 1990s, when Patrice Tierney was going through a divorce and John Tierney was her divorce attorney.

According to records recently reviewed by The Boston Globe, Patrice Tierney’s brother, Robert Eremian, was covering her living expenses during her divorce, including $7,000 of John Tierney’s legal fee, at a time when Eremian was under federal investigation for running a sports betting business from his Lynnfield home.

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