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Star Scientific CEO expected to resign on Friday

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

The head of Star Scientific is expected to resign on Friday.

The dietary supplement maker said CEO Jonnie Williams and President Paul Pierto will step down after its shareholder meeting.

The company claimed Williams will remain in a non-executive role for another year.

State and federal investigators are looking into whether Williams or Star Scientific received anything in return for loans and gifts made to Governor McDonnell's family.

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