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If duly elected officials, under oath, are aiding anf abetting ILLEGALS to break the law, to obtain unauthorized government benefits using fraudulent documentation, and if elected and appointed officials did, in fact, allow illegals to break the law and allowed illegal access to government agencies, this might be a violation of the Hobbs Act. If elected officials took campaign contributions from illegal aliens, this could be characterized as extortion, and/or bribery, and a violation of the Hobbs Act.

The Hobbs Act was used recently to nail four TENN state legislators and their aides in an extortion scheme. The TENN group was arrested under the federal Hobbs Act, charging extortion, conspiracy to extort and attempted extortion, and accepting bribes as agents of the state. The Hobbs Act covers extortion by public officials, as follows: 2403 Hobbs Act -- Extortion By Force, Violence, or Fear

SOURCE October 1997 Criminal Resource Manual 2403

9-131.000 THE HOBBS ACT -- 18 U.S.C. § 1951
9-131.020 Investigative and Supervisory Jurisdiction

Primary investigative jurisdiction of offenses in 18 U.S.C. § 1951 lies with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Inspector General's Office of Investigations, Division of Labor Racketeering (formerly the Office of Labor Racketeering), United States Department of Labor, is also authorized to investigate violations of 18 U.S.C. § 1951 in labor-management disputes involving the extortion of property from employers by reason of authority conferred on investigators as Special Deputy United States Marshals. Supervisory jurisdiction over 18 U.S.C. § 1951 is exercised by the following offices with respect to the offenses noted:

1. Extortion under color of official right or extortion by a public official through misuse of his/her office is supervised by the Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division.

2. Extortion and robbery in labor-management disputes is supervised by the Labor-Management Unit of the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, Criminal Division.

3. All other extortion and robbery offenses not involving public officials or labor-management disputes are supervised by the Terrorism and Violent Crimes

Public officials on the government payroll misusing your tax dollars are engaged in fiduciary negligence and have placed the financial interests of tax-exempt investors and bondholders of your state's transportation and highway bonds, municipal school bonding, and utilities bonding, in jeopardy.

WHen elected officials ignore illegal aliens registering to vote using phony documentation, and ignored illegal aliens fraudulently voting on bond issues referenda, that might be classified as a felony, and could negate a state's school and municipal subdivisions' tax-exempt bond issues.

The SEC wants to know when the financial interests of tax-exempt bondholders have been jeopardized, and whether other illegalities occured. They should be advised of these concerns. EMAIL


Bonding agents, and banks, doing business with states and their municipal subdivisions are registered broker-dealers and members of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). NASD and SIPC should also be contacted regarding your concerns about fiduciary negligence, and use of tax funds for illegal activity.


Banks doing business with your municipalities that are conducting illegal activity are jeopardizing bank patrons, shareholders, and depositors and should be reported as follows:

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is the primary federal regulator for national banks. The OCC's Customer Assistance Group is available to assist customers with questions or complaints concerning national banks. Email to

You can reach one of the OCC Customer Assistance Specialists by calling toll free number, 1-800-613-6743, Monday-Thursday, 9-4, and Friday 9-3.


Moreover, if banks excercised fiduciary negligence and misused the sanctioning power of the FDIC in improper ways, and engaged in illegal activity with government funds, that should also be pursued with the FDIC.


And of course, elected officials fiduciary negligence conducted in collusion with state agencies, banks, and securities dealers that jeopardize tax-exempt bondholders should be reported to the IRS.





ICE Phone 1-866-347-2423



Because they have the power of the purse---and control your tax dollars---public officials who represent you are required to be bonded. They might have incurred imprisonment, fines, or other criminal penalties for violating the terms of bonding by misusing your tax dollars.........specifically by aiding and abetting the activities of illegal aliens, and failing to report that crimes were being committed.


1 - Use of illegal ID or documents
2 - Federal income tax evasion
3 - Re-entry into USA after deportation
4 - Obtain/Operate vehicles with illegal ID
5 - ID theft/fraud - Social Security fraud
6 - Knowingly gaining employment fraudulently
7 - Recruiting other illegal aliens workers
8 - Transporting illegal aliens
9 - Harboring &/or housing illegal aliens
10 - Undermining US national security
11 - Registering/Voting using fraudulent documentation
12 - Conspiracy to violate federal statutes
13 - Uttering false statements to public officials
14 - Obstructing law enforcement

Public officials might have lied on insurance bonding applications, and may have filed false bonding applications and/or insurance claims. Similar penalties apply to insurance organizations. St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co--is one such company that provides bond insurance for public officials. Check it out in your area.

8 posted on 04/28/2006 7:30:46 AM PDT by Liz (We have room for but one flag, the American flag." —Theodore Roosevelt)
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To: Liz

Freepers, start your printers!

Thanks for the informative and constructive post.

10 posted on 04/28/2006 7:52:17 AM PDT by VOATNOW1
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To: Liz

Great info Liz.........has there been any feedback from anyone using this info to nail some of these public officials yet? As time permits, I plan to make some inquiries with my local officials and I was curious how we get around their stories about having to follow federal law when it comes to dealing with illegals.....such as health care, Motor voter, etc.?

15 posted on 04/28/2006 9:20:52 AM PDT by american spirit
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To: Liz

Obtain/Operate vehicles with illegal ID

No here in old Washington, we give illegals drivers licenses, tell police don't ask-don't tell, , have bank loans etc. /s

18 posted on 04/28/2006 3:44:48 PM PDT by Libertina
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To: Liz
Bookmarking that little tidbit. Thanks Liz.


20 posted on 04/28/2006 3:51:22 PM PDT by Lurker (Anyone who doesn't demand an immediate end to illegal immigration is aiding the flesh trade.)
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To: Liz

From re WA State:

April 16, 2006
Mrs. Gregoire promotes entitlements for illegal immigrants
Mrs. Gregoire1 objects to a new federal law that would require Medicaid recipients to document citizenship or legal immigration status, the New York Times reports: "Medicaid Hurdle for Immigrants May Hurt Others"

"This provision is misguided and will serve as a barrier to health care for otherwise eligible United States citizens," said [Mrs.] Gregoire of Washington, a Democrat.

Ms. Gregoire said the provision would cause hardship for many older African-Americans who never received birth certificates and for homeless people who did not have ready access to family records.

The article is full of similar dire predictions. But there is exactly one quote based on actual experience:
In Georgia, Medicaid officials began enforcing a similar requirement in January. Dr. Rhonda M. Medows, commissioner of the state's Department of Community Health, said it had not caused serious problems.
One gets the impression that those who advocate for unlimited entitlements to illegal immigrants simply view them as just another bloc of constituents.

hat tip: reader J.W.

1 Joni Balter has never retracted her incorrect report that

State election officials are not aware of a single documented instance where a non-citizen voted in the governor's race.

Posted by Stefan Sharkansky at April 16, 2006 11:27 AM |

Gregoire's "career" was built on Fraud. New opportunities for political corruption can only help further her fraudulent occupation of an office to which she was not elected.

Posted by: GregoireNotGov on April 16, 2006 12:27 PM
1 If I went to Asia, Europe, or Latin America and demanded their governments to pay for my healthcare, they would laugh at me and deport me.
2 Gregoire is being her normal goofy self, but what do you expect from someone who mismanaged the AG's office for 12 years?
3 Since to qualify for medicaid or medicare, you need to have a social security card, there is already a paper trail
4 There are other valid records than passports
5 If you did not get a birth certificate, there baptism certificates, military records, driver's licensees, social security records, BIA records, et al.
6 Let's see how many individuals there are without standard documents, before we say the rule is impossible to enforce
7 Just like Jim McDermott fights for our parents who get caught in the Medicare/caid Catch 22 form letters, McDermott and the other Representatives will fight on this issue also.
8 Gregoire's been drinking Ron Sims Sound Transit punch.
9 There are probably not that many individuals in the worse case scenario
10 If Greg Nickels has time to fine residents for not properly sorting their garbage/recyclables, he has time to help valid citizens/residents produce suitable alternative documentation
11 Enuff said

Posted by: Green Lake Mark on April 16, 2006 12:43 PM

28 posted on 04/30/2006 5:35:35 AM PDT by Seattle Conservative (God bless and protect our troops and their CIC.)
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