COLUMBIA — The Senate Ethics Committee today has added to its complaint against Sen. Robert Ford, alleging he intentionally altered copies of documents, including campaign banking records, to deceive the committee.

The new allegation comes in addition to an April complaint accusing Ford of violating seven areas of state ethics law over four years, including using money from his campaign account for personal expenses.

Ford’s attorney, Bill Runyon, said the documents referenced by the panel were never intended to be submitted to the committee.

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