Reverend Wright’s Daughter Indicted for Money Laundering
On Wednesday, the daughter of President Barack Obama’s former pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, was indicted on charges of lying to federal authorities and money laundering.
Jeri Wright was charged with seven counts of giving false testimony to a grand jury, two counts of money laundering, and two counts of making false statements to federal officers in a case involving a $1.25 million state grant for a non-profit program called “We Are Our Brother’s Keeper.”
The indictment alleges that Wright bagged three checks totaling $28,000 in funds intended for work related to the grant.