Former Democratic Congressman Found Guilty of Orchestrating ballot-stuffing Plot to Benefit Biden
Disgraced former Democratic Congressman Michael “Ozzie” Myers has pleaded guilty to stuffing ballots in multiple elections. Myers was kicked out of the House of Representatives in 1980, the only member of Congress to be kicked out in the 20th century after being implicated in a bribery scandal.
He was later convicted of bribery and conspiracy and sentenced to three years in prison. what are the details The Justice Department announced Monday that Myers, now 79, pleaded guilty in to conspiracy to deprive voters of civil rights. , bribery, obstruction of justice, falsification of election documents and conspiracy to vote illegally in federal elections.
According to the Justice Department, Myers “staged schemes to fraudulently fill ballot boxes for certain Democratic candidates in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Pennsylvania elections as an effective and successful political agent capable of increasing the electoral success of his.”
To ensure clients, Defendant MYERS exercised influence and control in Philadelphia’s 39th Circuit by distributing cash payments and supporting family, friends and allies for elective offices in District 39 and installing neighborhood leaders, election judges and state Democratic committee members through the Under the scheme described below,
MYERS furthered his political and financial interests through fraudulent and corrupt means by participating in a “ballot-stuffing program” that allowed him to recognize his clients’ successful elections and favored Philadelphia-based candidates secured his position in the ör political party, which enabled him to control and influence the 39th District and to influence the distribution of local patronage jobs.
In a particularly brutal memory of his past, the special agent of the responsible FBI, Jacqueline Maguire, said that the last wave of Myers’ crime said an indication of an indication of who is a person.