Embezzling Money from Government

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  • Cade Cothren
    created a fictitious consulting company along with state reps. Glen Casada and Robin Smith where they charged taxpayers $51,947 for official mailing services and hid his involvement in the scheme by submitting fake invoices to state officials and also paid Casada and Smith a bribe in exchange for their help in securing government approval for the fake consulting company to operate as an official state vendor
    23 Aug 2022
    According to charging documents filed in federal court
  • Glen Casada [R-TN]
    created a fictitious consulting company along with state rep. Robin Smith and his chief of staff where they charged taxpayers $51,947 for official mailing services and hid his involvement in the scheme by submitting fake invoices to state officials and also accepted bribes from his chief of staff in exchange for his help in securing government approval for the fake consulting company to operate as an official state vendor
    23 Aug 2022
    According to charging documents filed in federal court
  • Roy McGrath
    engineered an illegal $233,647 taxpayer funded payment to himself from the Maryland Environmental Service by lying that then Maryland Governor Larry Hogan approved it as his severance
    05 Oct 2021
    According to charging documents filed by federal prosecutors
  • Joel Greenberg [R-FL]
    embezzled $400k in taxpayer money by using a government issued credit card on personal purchases including cryptocurrency and professional sports memorabilia
    31 Mar 2021
    He pled guilty to a larger package of charges and then cooperated with federal authorities on a larger sex-trafficking investigation
  • Anthony Silva [R-CA]
    embezzled $46,500 including $27,500 from the city of Stockton, CA with the help of his executive assistant
    04 Oct 2018
    According to charging documents filed by local police
  • Gerald Hege [R-NC]
    stole $6,200 dollars from the sheriff department's bank account which he used to pay for his re-election parties in 1998 and 2002 and to reimburse an employee for a travel expense and then obstructed justice by attempting to cover his tracks on expense reports
    20 Sep 2003