Washington D.C. -The Buffalo News reporting today that an ethics investigation into local Congressman Tom Reed has been called off.
Reed had been accused by the head of the Ontario County Democratic Committee of illegally using campaign funds to pay his personal taxes.
Reed said the payment was made by mistake saying he kept personal checks and campaign checks in the same folder. He said he quickly noticed the mistake and notfied the proper authorities.
Reed was recently accused of being late in paying his property taxes several times in the last 8 years.
The paper reports that the Office of Congressional Ethics did not say why it ended its review.