Duffy pre-signed ‘stacks’ of blank, undated expense claim forms, trial hears

'We had a different process in our office, and the Senator signed a stack of blank forms,' says Melanie Mercer, former aide to suspended Senator Mike Duffy tells court. Ms. Mercer says Sen. Duffy was 'in demand' and the blank forms were 'an effort to stay on top of things.'

Suspended Senator Mike Duffy, pictured on April 21, at the Ottawa courthouse for his trial on bribery, fraud and breach of trust.THe Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Tuesday, June 9, 2015 2:27 AM

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