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BOISE -- A federal judge blocked an indicted former suitor of Tamarack Resort from overseeing retirement funds, concluding there's a danger that he could further diminish assets if he's left in control.

U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge wrote in an order on Wednesday that Matthew Hutcheson has demonstrated the type of immediate and irreparable injury necessitating an injunction blocking him from acting as a fiduciary over the Retirement Security Plan and Trust.

The preliminary injunction was sought by U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis.

Hutcheson has been accused of pulling millions from retirement savings plans, then using the cash for personal gain and for initial payments toward the failed golf and ski resort.

Hutcheson faces 31 federal criminal charges.

Through his attorney, he didn't return a phone call seeking comment.

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