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Major Nick Neal faces allegations that he used his Gwinnett County deputy position for personal gain. Major Nick Neal faces allegations that he used his Gwinnett County deputy position for personal gain.

A high-ranking Gwinnett County sheriff's deputy under criminal investigation has now lost his job.

Major Nick Neal faces a GBI probe over whether he used his county position to influence a local wrecker company.

Neal had a checkered history with the county, with multiple internal affairs investigations. Still, at one point he served as division commander in charge of all courthouse security.

But Gwinnett District Attorney Danny Porter distrusted Neal so much that he changed the locks on the district attorney office doors and banned Neal from the premises unless he had an official escort.

Neal is a longtime resident of Gwinnett County and has denied any wrongdoing. That GBI investigation continues.

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