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Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell, Wife Indicted for Corruption

WI Web Staff | 1/21/2014, 4 p.m.
Bob McDonnell (Courtesy photo)

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were indicted Tuesday in federal court on corruption charges after federal authorities probed a gift-giving scandal involving a campaign donor.

McDonnell and his wife face 14 counts of fraud, conspiracy and obstructing federal investigators.

Both admit taking more than $120,000 in loans and gifts from businessman Johnnie Williams but deny any wrongdoing. The Republican said he has since repaid Williams.

McDonnell left office earlier this month after serving four years, the limit for governors by state law.