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Daughter Of Obama’s Ex-Pastor Charged With Fraud, Money Laundering

Source: Mary Wisniewski / Reuters / NBC News

CHICAGO — The daughter of President Barack Obama’s controversial former pastor was indicted on Wednesday on charges of money laundering and lying to federal authorities, a Justice Department spokeswoman said.

Jeri L. Wright, 47, the daughter of Jeremiah Wright, was accused of participating in a fraud scheme led by a former suburban police chief and the chief’s husband that involved a $1.25 million state grant, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of Illinois in Springfield.

Wright, of the Chicago suburb of Hazel Crest, was charged with two counts of money laundering, two counts of making false statements to federal officers, and seven counts of giving false testimony to a grand jury.

The state grant was for a not-for-profit work and education program called We Are Our Brother’s Keeper, owned by Regina Evans, former police chief of Country Club Hills, and her husband, Ronald W. Evans Jr.

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  • Guest

    The headline to this story should have been; have been;Jeri L. Wright Charged With Fraud, Money Laundering. She’s 47 and responsible for her own choices. Why bring her dad and the President of the United States into this headline. smh

  • Erik Lucas

    The headline to this story should have been; Jeri L. Wright Charged With Fraud, Money Laundering. She’s 47 and responsible for her own choices. Why bring her dad and the President of the United States into this headline. smh

  • Rym Rym

    So wat do u guys want Pres. Obama to do? This is a shitty headline.

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