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FORTENBERRY FOUND GUILTY IN CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTION CASE

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NEBRASKA CONGRESSMAN JEFF FORTENBERRY WAS FOUND GUILTY THURSDAY OF LYING TO THE F-B-I DURING AN INVESTIGATION.

FORTENBERRY WAS CONVICTED IN A LOS ANGELES COURTROOM ON ONE COUNT OF SCHEMING TO FALSIFY OR CONCEAL MATERIAL FACTS AND TWO COUNTS OF MAKING A FALSE STATEMENT TO A GOVERNMENT AGENCY.

PROSECUTORS SAID FORTENBERRY LIED TO INVESTIGATORS THAT WERE LOOKING INTO FOREIGN CONTRIBUTIONS MADE TO THE REPUBLICAN’S 2016 CAMPAIGN.

HE WILL BE SENTENCED ON JUNE 28TH.