Tag: Nebraska Representative

Congressman Convicted after Being Accused of Lying to F.B.I. Agents

Congressman Convicted after Being Accused of Lying to F.B.I. Agents

A Nebraska Representative, Jeff Fortenberry, was accused of lying to F.B.I. agents who were investigating illegal foreign donations. On Thursday in Los Angeles, Jeff Fortenberry was convicted in federal court on one count of falsifying and concealing material facts and two counts of making false statements, after lying to federal authorities who were investigating an illegal campaign contribution made by a foreign citizen during the congressman’s 2016 re-election.

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