Monday, April 11, 2016

Crooked ex-Illinois Democratic congressman arrested at airport

Reynolds, a Democrat, previously served time in prison for sexual assault and bank fraud.

His successor in Congress was Jesse Jackson Jr, who also went to prison.

From CBS Chicago:
Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds was arrested Monday in Atlanta on an outstanding warrant.

Reynolds arrived in Atlanta on a flight from Johannesburg, South Africa, according to the U.S. Marshals Office.

U.S. District Judge John Darrah last month declined Reynolds' attorneys' request to delay his tax evasion trial, slated to begin May 2.

Reynolds has pleaded not guilty to four misdemeanor charges accusing him of failing to file income tax returns from 2009 to 2012.
From my post at Da Tech Guy:

Hastert the latest politician to bring shame to Illinois

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