Posts Tagged ‘Keely Thompson’

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Mayor Vince Gray sent a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, and Senate [...]

The Needle: Forever Bro

Deep Inside: Shucks, the deadline passed, but Inside Edition was searching for the sexiest D.C. bachelor with the hottest bod. -2
Forever Bro: A Metro rider who is moving to the Big Apple to be an editor at BroBible got a tattoo of the Metro map (sans Silver Line) on his arm. -3

D.C. Boxing Promoter Haunted by Law Enforcement’s Ability to Google

Greenville, Ala., would seem far away from a financial scandal being played out in the District. But a man accused of stealing $500,000 from the D.C. organization he founded—Keely's District Boxing and Youth Center—has learned that scandals are only ever a Google search away.
The Greenville Advocate reports that Keely Thompson, who was arrested for fraud [...]

Columbia Heights Boxer KO’d by Jim Graham?

Keely Thompson, the director of Keely's District Youth and Boxing Center in Columbia Heights, has been arrested for pocketing money that belonged to at-risk kids. The former boxer allegedly stole $500,000 of grant money to have a good time.
A press release from the U.S. Attorney's office notes that the affidavit issued [...]

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