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Ex-mayoral aide admits to money scheme

A former Malden mayoral aide and city solicitor admitted to his role in a money laundering scheme with ties to organized crime during a court appearance Monday.

From a witness box in Middlesex Superior Court in Woburn, Charles Toomajian, 55, admitted he used a bank account tied to his private law practice to filter money stolen from a staffing company in Wakefield to pay off bookmakers around Boston.

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