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Nebraska Rep. Jeff Fortenberry indicted, accused of lying to FBI

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A federal grand jury indictment has charged Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, R-Neb., "with one count of scheming to falsify and conceal material facts and two counts of making false statements to federal investigators looking into illegal contributions to his 2016 campaign."
8 months ago·Omaha, United States

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GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry charged with lying to FBI about campaign contributions

The nine-term Republican from Nebraska said in a YouTube video Monday evening that he expected to be indicted and proclaimed his innocence.

8 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Nebraska Congressman Fortenberry charged with lying to feds in campaign finance inquiry

Congressman charged in scheme to conceal information about contributions from foreign national and lying to federal investigators

8 months ago·United States
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Republican congressman indicted on charges of lying to the FBI

Federal prosecutors announced an indictment Tuesday against Rep. Jeff Fortenberry, accusing the Republican congressman of lying to investigators probing a foreign contribution to his 2016 campaign.Billionaire Gilbert Chagoury, a Nigerian citizen, funnelled $30,000 in contributions through other people to Mr. Fortenberry, prosecutors said. They said the congressman learned of ...

8 months ago·Washington, United States
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Federal grand jury indictment accuses US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska of lying to FBI

Federal grand jury indictment accuses US Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska of lying to FBI

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GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry indicted

Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska has been indicted, according to the US Attorney's Office for the Central District of California.

8 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Indictment accused Nebraska congressman of lying to FBI

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, accusing him of lying to the FBI and concealing information from federal agents who were investigating campaign contributions funneled to him from a Nigerian billionaire.

8 months ago·United States
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