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Former Chelsea Housing Authority director McLaughlin to plead guilty


( – The former director of the Chelsea Housing Authority is set to plead guilty.  
Michael McLaughlin is due in federal court Tuesday. He is charged with falsely reporting his more than $350,000 salary. He allegedly hid his large salary from the Housing Authority from 2008 until 2011.
McLaughlin resigned in 2011. As part of a plea deal, he is expected to cooperate with federal investigators on other cases.
McLaughlin was a close friend of Lt. Gov. Tim Murray. The feds are investigating whether Murray took illegal campaign donations.