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Jose Garcia

(2,698 posts)
Wed Dec 4, 2019, 04:04 PM Dec 2019

West Philadelphia State Lawmaker to Plead Guilty to Stealing $500,000 From Nonprofit

Source: WCAU-TV

A West Philadelphia woman recently elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly will plead guilty to criminal charges, including theft and tampering with public records, the state Attorney General said Wednesday.

State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell turned herself into the state Attorney General's office Wednesday morning.

Johnson-Harrell will plead guilty to charges including perjury, tampering with public records, theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception and contributions of corporations, state Attorney General Josh Shapiro said.

Johnson-Harrell also will resign from the state House. Her last day is expected to be Dec. 13.



Read more: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/politics/Charges-Philadelphia-Official-Announcement-Perjury-Tampering-Theft-Deception-565766162.html%3famp=y

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West Philadelphia State Lawmaker to Plead Guilty to Stealing $500,000 From Nonprofit (Original Post) Jose Garcia Dec 2019 OP
This is what happens to a Democratic Representative (State or Federal) ... aggiesal Dec 2019 #1
I don't see you posting much about republican corruption (by looking at all your posts) ArizonaLib Dec 2019 #2

aggiesal

(9,134 posts)
1. This is what happens to a Democratic Representative (State or Federal) ...
Wed Dec 4, 2019, 04:17 PM
Dec 2019

when they get caught in a crime.

(R)'s get re-elected.

ArizonaLib

(1,242 posts)
2. I don't see you posting much about republican corruption (by looking at all your posts)
Thu Dec 5, 2019, 08:15 AM
Dec 2019

There is a lot more republican corruption and hypocrisy than by Democrats. If you were so concerned about corruption, you would post a lot more about republican corruption.

Republicans and conservatives don't believe in government and must lie to voters to get elected.

Anyhow, nice try!

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