…from the Washington Submit
[ Editor’s Note: Another Trump guilty plea, a sad case of another veteran sucked up into the Trump grifter mob and got ‘drunk’ on the money flowing in, in the same way a church offering sister starts nipping a quarter from the plate, and then two, and eventually some of the paper, to buy an extra sugar donut on the way home.
So here he is with the beautiful family, having to say goodbye to the mirage he got caught up it. This is a guy that figured the Trump force would protect him, i.e., if he had won, this guy would never have been indicted, and if he had been indicted, he would have gotten pardoned by Trump, who now holds the most pardons for political grifters award.
Hopefully others will learn from the mistakes of these people… Jim W. Dean ]
First revealed April 21, 2022
NEW YORK — Brian Kolfage, a disabled veteran who headed a $25 million fundraising effort for a U.S.-Mexico border wall with the assistance of former Trump aide Stephen Ok. Bannon, has pleaded responsible in connection to defrauding donors for his personal achieve.
Kolfage, an amputee who misplaced three limbs serving in Iraq, may serve greater than 5 years in jail. He was accused of utilizing greater than $350,000 in donations on private bills akin to dwelling renovations and car funds, after telling “We Construct the Wall” marketing campaign contributors that he wouldn’t take a reduce of the collections or give himself a wage.
On Thursday, in federal court docket in Manhattan, he admitted to siphoning off cash for himself and in addition pleaded responsible to tax crimes for failing to report that earnings.
The Florida resident instructed U.S. District Choose Analisa Torres that the group met roadblocks in finishing up its authentic mission of subsidizing the development of a border wall however that he “continued to lift funds and promised I might take no wage and wouldn’t take a penny in earnings.”
Kolfage, a conservative activist, admitted that he “knowingly and willfully conspired to obtain cash from donations” as he pleaded responsible to wire fraud and tax-related fees.
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