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Former LVCVA Executive Arrested In Airline Gift Card Investigation

Las Vegas police arrested a former executive of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority as they continue their investigation into the misuse of airline gift cards by the agency.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Brig Lawson was taken into custody on a felony theft charge Wednesday night.

Lawson was the authority’s former director of business partnerships.

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Lawson was forced to resign from the authority in May. Detectives also seized emails and other electronic records related to the gift cards dating back seven years.