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Wright’s Daughter Indicted – Money Laundering

From the Chicago Tribune:

Daughter of former Obama pastor Rev. Jeremiah Wright indicted

By Joseph Ryan | April 10, 2013

The daughter of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright — the controversial former pastor to President Barack Obama — was indicted today in an expanding federal probe of a state grant tied to a former suburban police chief.

Jeri Wright of Hazel Crest is accused of helping former Country Club Hills Police Chief Regina Evans convert fake paychecks from Evans’ nonprofit to Evans’ personal use, allegedly hiding money that was supposed to be used to train minority and female workers in the building trades.

She was helping to steal money from minorities and women? How politically incorrect of her. Maybe she will be charged with hate crimes, as well.

Federal prosecutors in the Illinois’ central district say Jeri Wright received about $28,000 in grant-tied paychecks in 2009, but $20,000 of that was deposited back into accounts controlled by Evans. Prosecutors also say Wright then lied to officers and a grand jury.

The charges emerge about a year after Evans was charged with fraud in relation to a $1.25 million job training grant awarded to her nonprofit, We Are Our Brothers Keeper.

Evans and her husband are accused of siphoning money from the grant to pay friends and relatives and cover the mortgage on their landmark New Regal Theater on Chicago’s South Side — a venue they said they were trying to restore to its former glory as a cultural hub for the struggling area.

Evans, also a former Chicago police lieutenant, resigned as Country Club Hills police chief in 2011. Evans, through an attorney, has said she didn’t do anything wrong.


Jeri Wright, 47, faces two counts of money laundering, two counts of making false statements to officers and seven counts of giving false grand jury testimony

She should have a great future in Chicago’s Democrat Party.

This article was posted by Steve on Thursday, April 11th, 2013. Comments are currently closed.

8 Responses to “Wright’s Daughter Indicted – Money Laundering”

  1. GetBackJack says:

    I’ve been waiting to trot this out


    /see what I did there?

  2. Astravogel says:

    Nuts don’t fall far from the tree, and in Chicago, there’s a whole forest!

  3. Liberals Demise says:

    “We are our brothers keeper”
    Keeper of the loot is more precise.
    The bright side is she can start her own “hate” ministry behind bars.
    Oh goody!

  4. mr_bill says:

    Anybody want to lay wagers on when the Department of [Social] Justice “misplaces” the files?

  5. Tater Salad says:

    What was it that The Rev. Wright said? “The chickens have come home to roost”! If I was a betting man he will get indicted somewhere down the line also.

  6. Rusty Shackleford says:

    Cries of racism in 3…2…1

  7. BBFmail says:

    Wright’s daughter faces jail for a stupid scam which netted her a lousy $20,000. Obama spent $12 MILLION a day of US taxpayers $$$$ supporting NATO’s illegal invasion of Libya w/o the supposed required Congressional approval of funding. Of the public figures….only Kucinich, Ron Paul and Ralph Nader spoke out against this obscenity. Boehner claimed an investigation was required..then he went out and played golf with Obama one Saturday..and that was the end of that.

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