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Former US Congressman Indicted on Fraud, Theft Charges

Former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock, once a rising star in the Republican party, was charged Thursday in a wide-ranging federal indictment that alleges he schemed to profit personally from his government job.

Schock, 35, resigned his seat last year as federal investigators dug into allegations of his questionable spending, including a Downton Abbey-style redecorating of his Capitol Hill office.

Schock’s swift downfall began in February 2015 when The Washington Post chronicled the unusual renovation of his Capitol Hill office, which his staff said was modeled after the PBS television series Downton Abbey. Staffers told the Post that the interior designer had done the work for free.

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Re: Illinois: Former US Congressman Indicted on Fraud, Theft Charges
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2016, 11:57:41 PM »
Move him to "Governors Row" in the Illinois State Pen.

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Re: Illinois: Former US Congressman Indicted on Fraud, Theft Charges
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2016, 12:05:39 AM »


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