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[Virginia] Judge Rejects Defense’s Criteria for Convicting Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell as Jury Gets Case
They are accused of selling Mr. McDonnell’s office over a 24-month period in exchange for about $170,000 in gifts, cash and no-document loans from a Virginia vitamin salesman, Jonnie R. Williams Sr.
Sep 3, 2014 New York Times
added Sep 3, 2014 10:39
1. WHAT WILLIAMS GOT It’s a shorter list. The biggest favor was a luncheon at the governor’s mansion that prosecutors described as a product launch event. Defense attorneys tried to show that it was Maureen McDonnell’s top aide who orchestrated the eve
Aug 31, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Sep 1, 2014 03:15
Prosecutors are accusing former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, of accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from wealthy businessman Jonnie Williams. The then-chief executive of Virginia-based public company Star Scientific was h
Aug 29, 2014 USA Today
added Aug 29, 2014 15:13
Harbach argued that Maureen McDonnell made her Star Scientific stock deals complicated so her husband would not have to disclose them on his statements of economic interest. The prosecutor walked the jury through what he termed "Mrs. McDonnell's shenan
Aug 29, 2014 Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Aug 29, 2014 15:11
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took bribes and sold his office to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement for a businessman who showered him and his wife with more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prose
Aug 29, 2014 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 15:10
Jonnie Williams...gave loans and lavish presents to the former governor and his wife, Maureen, solely to get their help in pressing public universities to study an untested new product, a tobacco-based anti-inflammatory product called Anatabloc. Mr. Willi
Aug 26, 2014 Washington Wire (Wall Street Journal blog)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:09
Williams treated the McDonnells to a family vacation that included use of his Ferrari and issued three loans: $50,000 to Maureen McDonnell, which she used to pay credit cards bills and buy Star Scientific stock, and two checks totaling $70,000 to MoBo Rea
Aug 29, 2014 WNEW 99.1 FM (Lanham, MD)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:07
The McDonnells needed money because they were badly in debt, and he said they were willing to undertake official acts to help former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams promote his tobacco-based supplement, Anatabloc.
Aug 29, 2014 WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:02
Acknowledging that there was no smoking-gun memo laying out a deal, Mr. Harbach meticulously presented a timeline in which gifts from Mr. Williams were closely followed by the governor’s favorable acts on his behalf.
Aug 29, 2014 New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:01
Mr. Williams, she said, told how the product, an anti-inflammatory derived from tobacco, saved his wife from thyroid surgery, and he said that a cream he had made from the active ingredient reduced a swelling on his head in minutes.
Aug 28, 2014 New York Times
added Aug 28, 2014 00:05