Federal authorities arrested Massachusetts state Democrat David Nangle Tuesday on several corruption charges.
BREAKING: Federal authorities outlining how they say State Rep. David Nangle misused his campaign funds and defrauded the IRS out of tens of thousands of dollars. Coming up at noon we’ll breakdown the allegations and explain how the FBI believes he tried to cover it all up #7News pic.twitter.com/IeNpns1LPe
— Juliana Mazza (@julianamazzatv) February 18, 2020
Nangle was sitting on the House Ethics Committee.
Rep David Nangle, a DEMOCRAT, serving on the House “Ethics Committee” was just arrested by FBI at his home on dozens of charges, including allegations he illegally used campaign funds. Nangle is also a member of the House and Joint Committees on Rules. https://t.co/6cGK36cnap
— Veteran For Trump (@Veteran4Trump) February 18, 2020
Here is the DOJ announcement.
— U.S. Attorney Massachusetts (@DMAnews1) February 18, 2020
Nangle is a compulsive gambler.
Massachusetts State Rep. David Nangle, who is accused of using campaign funds to pay for personal expenses, had “regular cash flow problems as a result of extensive gambling,” federal prosecutors said in court records.
The Democratic state representative was arrested Tuesday on several charges of wire fraud, bank fraud, filing false tax returns and making false statements to a bank…
…“Despite his salary and perks, Nangle was heavily in debt, had poor credit (with a credit score reported as low as 593), and had regular cash flow problems as a result of extensive gambling at various casinos…,” federal prosecutors said.