Posts Tagged ‘Togo West’

Who is Watching?

Harry Thomas Jr. wasn’t particularly subtle in how he went about stealing more than $350,000 in D.C. taxpayer funds. So it’s tempting to assume it was just a matter of time before he was caught.
Thomas, who is almost certain to be sentenced to prison shortly after this article goes to print, left behind a mile-long [...]

Grand Jury Empaneled on Kwame Case, Witness Says

Federal prosecutors have empaneled a grand jury to hear testimony about the murky 2008 re-election campaign of Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown, according to one source who has already testified before the panel.
Brown's lawyer, Fred Cooke Jr., says he's not aware of any grand jury actions and says his client has not been called [...]

Kwame Brown Campaign Consultant Gave FBI Financial Documents Last Summer

A former campaign consultant for Council Chairman Kwame "Fully Loaded" Brown says he gave the FBI financial records last summer but hasn't been in contact with federal authorities since.
Charles Hawkins' Banner Consulting was paid $380,000 by Brown's 2008 reelection campaign. An audit by the Office of Campaign Finance shows that Banner paid $240,000 to a [...]

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Independent Voter Fracas

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