Former California Congressman Indicted Over $1.7M In Diverted Payments

Posted on AllSides August 17th, 2022
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Aformer member of Congress has been charged with multiple fraud schemes and other fraudulent activities related to money laundering. The Department of Justice (DoJ) said that former Democratic California congressman Terrance John "TJ" Cox obtained "over $1.7 million in diverted client payments" for a period of six years.

In a press release published Tuesday, the DoJ revealed that Cox was charged with 15 counts of wire fraud, 11 counts of money laundering, one count of financial institution fraud and one count of campaign contribution fraud.

The DoJ revealed that the 28-count indictment...

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