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Jeremiah Wright's Daughter Convicted of Fraud
breitbart.com ^

Posted on 03/08/2014 5:06:25 PM PST by Sub-Driver

Jeremiah Wright's Daughter Convicted of Fraud

On Friday, a federal jury took less than two hours to convict the daughter of President Barack Obama's controversial former pastor, Jeremiah Wright, of fraud.

Jeri Wright was found guilty of a fraud scheme that siphoned thousands of taxpayer dollars intended for a not-for-profit work and education program known as We Are Our Brother's Keeper.

Prosecutor Timothy Bass said Jeri Wright lied "over and over" and went on a "spending spree" that included traveling to Las Vegas, buying vehicles, and remodeling her basement with cash from the money laundering scheme.

She was found guilty on all counts.

"If you take and misuse government money, and then lie about it, you will be held accountable in a court of law," said U.S. Attorney for the Central District of Illinois, Jim Lewis.

We Are Our Brother's Keeper, owned by former Country Club Hills Police Chief Regina Evans and her husband, scored a $1.25 million state grant that was intended to offer bricklaying and electrical training, as well as GED preparation. Wright took up to $11,000 from checks worth more than $30,0000, and $20,000 deposited back into the Evans' accounts. Both Regina and Ronald Evans, Jr. have pleaded guilty to fraud.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 1dontsearch; cominghome2roost; corruptdems; demthugs; jeremiahwright; wright
I shocked!
1 posted on 03/08/2014 5:06:25 PM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Another bogus raid on the public treasury by those claiming to be performing community outreach activities!

Taxpayers fund schools, parks and libraries. Why do we need to constantly enrich phony community organizers who want to pocket thousands and millions of dollars to toss pennies at the underprivileged?


2 posted on 03/08/2014 5:10:21 PM PST by PBRCat
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To: Sub-Driver

The shocking thing to me is that only now is it
surfacing in the press.


3 posted on 03/08/2014 5:10:47 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Another “apple”.


4 posted on 03/08/2014 5:11:52 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sounds like a perfect candidate for a cabinet position,
Or at least some Czar protecting against 501c3 fraud.


5 posted on 03/08/2014 5:12:14 PM PST by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: trisham

No suprise here is there?


6 posted on 03/08/2014 5:12:57 PM PST by ully2
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To: Sub-Driver
Very fitting given that her father *is* a fraud.
7 posted on 03/08/2014 5:13:31 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Sub-Driver

“If you take and misuse government money, and then lie about it, you will be held accountable in a court of law,” said U.S. Attorney for the Central District of Illinois, Jim Lewis.


unless you are an elected official in DC.. Then carry on.


8 posted on 03/08/2014 5:13:36 PM PST by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Wow! She was convicted - in Illinois? Wow! Just - WOW!


9 posted on 03/08/2014 5:14:37 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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This entire article is racist!!!


10 posted on 03/08/2014 5:14:45 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: ully2

None.


11 posted on 03/08/2014 5:16:11 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: All

Attorney Jim Lewis? Word. Stay out of Fort Marcy Park!

*SMIRK*


12 posted on 03/08/2014 5:16:15 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Sub-Driver

13 posted on 03/08/2014 5:17:23 PM PST by Brandonmark (OWCM is The new American Minority! 11.06.12 - Day of Infamy!)
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To: dsrtsage

BTW has Al Sharptongue paid his taxes yet? And did Jesse James Jackson repay the government money he sloughed to his mistress?


14 posted on 03/08/2014 5:17:55 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: Sub-Driver

I’d say her chickens have come home to roost, but then that might be considered racist.


15 posted on 03/08/2014 5:19:48 PM PST by bushbuddy
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To: Sub-Driver
Birds of a FEATHER... FLOCKS together!!


16 posted on 03/08/2014 5:25:08 PM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: morphing libertarian

please see...above


17 posted on 03/08/2014 5:25:31 PM PST by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: Sub-Driver

In other news, Jeri Wright’s entire jury receives notice of IRS audit.


18 posted on 03/08/2014 5:37:04 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Nobody robs banks anymore.


19 posted on 03/08/2014 5:52:45 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: MeshugeMikey
Jeri Wright was found guilty of a fraud scheme that siphoned thousands of taxpayer dollars intended for a not-for-profit work and education program known as We Are Our Brother's Keeper

She's a 'Keeper' alright ...

20 posted on 03/08/2014 6:11:06 PM PST by mikrofon (Or should we say "All-Wright" ;)
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To: Sub-Driver

Just chill, Obama will pardon her on the way out.


21 posted on 03/08/2014 6:34:56 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: 12th_Monkey

You don’t need psychic abilities to predict that one. She probably won’t spend much time if any in prison before the pardon happens.


22 posted on 03/08/2014 6:45:54 PM PST by Nevadan
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m shocked too.

She was prosecuted by the federal govt and convicted by a jury in Illinois? WTF?

How did that possibly happen?
And are they pre-approved for a POTUS pardon?


23 posted on 03/08/2014 6:49:04 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: 12th_Monkey

“Just chill, Obama will pardon her on the way out.”

There’s the money quote of the day! BTW, why is there no mention of this on ABCCBSNBCCNN nightly news? (sarc) Scott Pelley would be haughty and upset if he only knew!


24 posted on 03/08/2014 7:23:46 PM PST by Avid Coug
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To: Nevadan

No doubt


25 posted on 03/08/2014 8:06:04 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Avid Coug

The news media cover a dirty liberal Dem in Chicago?


26 posted on 03/08/2014 8:09:38 PM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: mikrofon

obamas so off the wall hes now named a NEW NEW NEW program..with the same title...

http://www.whitehouse.gov/my-brothers-keeper


27 posted on 03/09/2014 6:52:43 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

To them, old, time-honored approaches involving family, church & ACTUAL Community are “new” & “dangerously extreme” ... while their NEW NEW methods are getting really, REALLY old.


28 posted on 03/09/2014 8:39:45 AM PDT by mikrofon (Sunday BUMP)
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To: mikrofon
Such people find reality oppressive...and thus seek to through off the shackles of common sense, decency and humility!


29 posted on 03/09/2014 8:43:00 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey (Jesus came to Save not Entertain / Ground John Kerry Now!)
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