Jeff Fordenberry of Nebraska Congress was convicted of lying to the FBI

A federal jury in Los Angeles has convicted Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fordenbery of three counts of lying to the FBI about his 2016 foreign campaign contributions. Federal investigators. Each of the three charges in the indictment is subject to a maximum of five years’ federal imprisonment by law. The sentence is due to be announced on June 28. “The hard work of federal agencies and the U.S. Attorney’s Office is fully supported by the arbitral award,” federal prosecutor McGenkins told the court after the verdict was announced. Jenkins said the ruling shows that its “important” lawmakers are following the law and should be held accountable. The judges consulted for about two hours before the results were announced. Fortenberry said it plans to appeal the verdict. “We always felt it would be difficult to get fair practice,” Fortenberry said outside the court. Prosecutors say Fortenberry hid information from FBI investigators when they questioned Congress about illegal foreign contributions. Fortenberry’s 2016 re-election campaign. In the final arguments, US attorney Susan Hur Fortenberry said, “… chose to hide the fact that he chose to lie to federal investigators when questioned. He believes his status and privilege as a congressman will protect him.” Dr. is a fundraiser host in Los Angeles. The lawyers again attended the arbitral tribunal by phone call in June 2018 with Elias Iobu. In that call, Job told Fortenberry about his foreign campaign contributions. They also played back those interviews, pointing out that they were arguing that Fortenberry was a lie – for which he is under investigation. Stay tuned to KETV for updates on this growing story

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A federal jury in Los Angeles has charged Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fordenbery with three counts of lying to the FBI about his 2016 foreign campaign contribution.

Fortenbury was charged with two counts of making false statements to federal investigators, and one of falsifying and covering up material facts.

Each of the three charges in the indictment is subject to a maximum of five years’ federal imprisonment by law. The sentence is due to be announced on June 28.

“It’s definitely fair to see the hard work of federal agents and the U.S. Attorney’s Office ‘fully supporting the arbitral award,” said Federal Attorney McGenkins outside court after the verdict was announced.

Jenkins added that the ruling shows that its “important” lawmakers follow the law and are accountable.

The jury consulted for about two hours before the results were announced. Fortenberry said it plans to appeal the verdict.

“We always felt it would be difficult to conduct a fair process,” Fortenberry said outside the court.

Prosecutors say Fortenberry hid information from FBI investigators when it questioned Congress about illegal foreign contributions to Fortenberry’s 2016 re-election campaign.

In the final arguments, U.S. attorney Susan Hor Fortenbury “… chose to hide the truth, and he chose to lie to federal investigators when questioned … hoping that his status and privilege as a congressman would protect him from his choices.”

Through a June 2018 phone call with Dr. Elias Ayub, a fundraiser in Los Angeles, the lawyers walked back into the arbitration. In that call, Job told Fortenberry about his foreign campaign contributions. They also played back those interviews, pointing out that they were arguing that Fortenbury was lying – for which he is under investigation.

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