• Grand jury files charges against former New Mexico senator

    8 days ago - By News OK

    SANTA FE, N.M. - A grand jury has charged a former New Mexico state senator with perjury, fraud and embezzlement in connection with campaign finance activities, as the prominent Democrat awaits trial in a corruption probe.
    Twenty-two new charges were filed against Phil Griego, including counts of perjury, fraud, embezzlement and filing a false or incomplete campaign finance report.
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  • The Latest: Former senator asserts innocence on new charges

    The Latest: Former senator asserts innocence on new charges

    8 days ago - By News OK

    SANTA FE, N.M. - The Latest on new criminal charges against a former New Mexico state senator :
    10:00 a.m.
    A former New Mexico state senator is asserting his innocence in response a new list of criminal charges related to campaign finance activities.
    Defense attorney Thomas Clark said Monday that Phil Griego asserts his innocence and will fight 22 new charges from a grand jury.
    Clark questioned whether state prosecutors are devoting an unwarranted amount of time and resources to pursuing Griego on white-collar criminal charges.
    Griego already is awaiting trial this fall on allegations that...
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