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[Virginia] Prosecutors' closing argument: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

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.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:02

Final Push by Prosecutors in Virginia Corruption Trial Links Favors to Actions

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.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:01

FDA: Company can’t sell 7 dissolvable tobacco products

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it has issued an order for Star Scientific Inc. to stop the sale and distribution of seven dissolvable tobacco products: Ariva-branded flavors cinnamon, wintergreen, mint, java and citrus, and Stonewall-bran
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 14:58

Unflattering Portrait of Virginia’s Former First Lady Is Offered by Her Lawyers

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.
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2014 00:05

Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Keeps Focus on Key Donor’s Character

chairman of the board of Mr. Williams’s company, Star Scientific, testified that Mr. Williams had displayed “the most egregious errors in judgment.” “How could you possibly do this? How could you leave me out of the loop?” the chairman, Paul Perito, said
New York Times
added Aug 12, 2014 07:39

Eighth Day of Virginia Ex-Governor’s Trial Focuses on Role of His Wife’s Chief of Staff

that her chief of staff — and not Ms. McDonnell — had inappropriately wooed the support of the donor at the core of the corruption case against Ms. McDonnell and her husband, Bob McDonnell, the former governor of Virginia.
New York Times
added Aug 9, 2014 11:11

In Virginia Graft Case, Cognac and Golf Trips Aren’t Smoking Guns

argue that Mr. McDonnell’s actions on behalf of Mr. Williams, who wanted state officials to endorse his product, were in line ... they maintain that whatever assistance the governor provided for Mr. Williams’s company, Star Scientific, produced no tangibl
New York Times
added Aug 6, 2014 07:20

Ex-First Couple’s Defense in Virginia: The State of Their Union

In exchange for Mr. Williams’s largess, prosecutors charge that Mr. McDonnell arranged for him to pitch his product ... and that the first couple tried to help Mr. Williams set up scientific studies of a Star Scientific dietary supplement, Anatabloc, at V
New York Times
added Jul 31, 2014 08:52

Star Scientific and Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Announce the Publication of a Peer-Reviewed Article about the ASAP Clinical Trial Showing Immune System Support in Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

a three-month, IRB-approved, five-visit, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multi-site study evaluating the impact of anatabine dietary supplementation in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis, one of the most common autoimmune diseases and a
PR Newswire
added Nov 5, 2013 06:29

Virginia’s Attorney General Faces Scrutiny for Ties to Executive

Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, Virginia’s attorney general, said that the timing of his ownership of Star Scientific shares reflected nothing more than his own investment analysis. Star Scientific and its chief executive have been at the center of an explodi
New York Times
added Jul 16, 2013 02:40
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