The indictment of Timothy Cahill

The former state treasurer is accused of using public funds to run ads aimed at boosting his 2010 campaign for governor.

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Cahill vows to fight charges, says he did nothing wrong


Former state treasurer Timothy Cahill vowed to fight the corruption charges he faces, calling the $1.5 million state lottery campaign in 2010 “the right thing to do.’’

Cahill faced fine line on government advertising

With the indictment of the former state treasurer on corruption and fraud charges, the question of what constitutes illegal campaigning is up for debate.

Timothy Cahill indicted in corruption case

The indictment alleges that the former state treasurer used more than $1.6 million in state lottery funds to boost his floundering 2010 gubernatorial bid.

Cahill holdover ousted from lottery post

The latest twist comes as prosecutors probe the $1.65 million lottery ad blitz former treasurer Timothy Cahill launched during his gubernatorial campaign.

Previous coverage

June 22, 2011

Files link Cahill to lottery’s 2010 ad

From June 22, 2011: Former state treasurer Timothy P. Cahill was directly involved in the state lottery’s decision to launch a $1.65 million taxpayer-funded advertising blitz seen as benefiting his campaign for governor last year, according to e-mails and other documents obtained by the Globe.

Oct. 15, 2010

Cahill’s losing lottery ticket

The e-mail trail that was front-page news sure makes it seem like Tim Cahill’s campaign was coordinating with lottery officials to use that agency’s advertising dollars to boost his gubernatorial hopes.

Oct. 14, 2010

Cahill’s advisers discussed lottery ads

E-mails show Timothy Cahill’s campaign advisers discussing when the ads should run and what they should include.

Oct. 8, 2010

Cahill accuses ex-aides of plot to help Baker

Independent gubernatorial candidate Timothy P. Cahill accused his former top strategists and aides yesterday of conspiring to sabotage his candidacy.