Fmr. VA Gov. Bob McDonnell and wife indicted on federal corruption charges

Published 01/21 2014 02:48PM

Updated 01/21 2014 02:51PM

Bob McDonnell
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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

A federal grand jury indicted former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and First Lady Maureen McDonnell Thursday in connection with an ongoing gift scandal, according to the Washington Post.

The couple was charged in federal court Tuesday on 14 counts stemming from gifts and loans coming from former Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams, the newspaper reports.

McDonnell recently completed his time in office earlier this month with a cloud of legal troubles overshadowing his term.

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