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Vandals Target DeVos' $40M Yacht

It was set adrift, hit dock in Ohio
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 26, 2018 10:20 AM CDT
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appears on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 5, 2018.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(Newser) – Betsy DeVos has another problem on her hands besides the education of US children. A $40 million yacht owned by the education secretary's family crashed into a dock after it was set adrift from an Ohio marina over the weekend, reports the Toledo Blade. Huron police, who are reviewing surveillance footage in an effort to learn who untied the 163-foot Seaquest before 6am Sunday, cite $5,000 to $10,000 in damage from scrapes. It shouldn't affect any travel plans, though. Per the Wall Street Journal, the boat is one of at least 10 owned by DeVos' family, which also keeps at least four planes and two helicopters. (Read more Betsy DeVos stories.)

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