FSU College Republicans Charged With Harassment, Embezzlement

Florida State University's College Republicans chapter will hold emergency elections after the club charged its treasurer with embezzlement, and its chairman with sexual harassment, FSUNews reported on Monday. Treasurer Ben Hoades has been accused of embezzling more than $16,000 in chapter funds. A notice of impeachment quotes Hoades as allegedly saying "we don't keep most of our money in the bank, I tend to hold onto most of in cash and spend it when we need to." The club's president, James Fletcher Dilmore was charged with a litany of offenses, “including but not limited to: sexual harassment of executive board members, vulgar language and sexually charged speech during General Body Meetings, verified threats of physical violence against members of both the FSU-CR and FFCR, and the overt solicitation sexual favors of in exchange favorable board positions by James Fletcher Dilmore.”