Robert Menendez (aka Bob Menendez) is certainly no stranger to corruption charges. A few years back, Menendez was also charged with corruption but escaped the case after a jury deadlocked.
This time it may not be so easy for the easily bought and paid for Senator alleges federal authorities in the United States. As reported earlier today, Menendez was hit with corruption and bribery charges after authorities allegedly discovered a series of actions that amount to a betrayal of the United States.
The shocking indictment lays bare Menendez’s alleged greed and ability to stop at nothing to supposedly enrich himself.
In the indictment, it is alleged that Menendez along with a series of co-conspirators in New Jersey worked together using his influence to allow 3 businessmen to escape bank fraud charges. Menendez’s alleged corruption only begins there.
1. The year before he proposed to his then girlfriend Nadine he was under investigation once more as allegations began to surface he was working with the Egyptians stabbing the Americans in the back along the way. Menendez allegedly peddled his influence to varying Egyptian officials and parts of the government.
2. In the case of the 3 businessmen, it is alleged that Menendez used his influence to contact the Department of Justice in the case of the infamous 3. From there, he attempted to allegedly persuade federal officials to drop the charges against the group under malicious circumstances.
3. Also in the case of the businessmen, Menendez is accused of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in gold bars as payment; mortgage payments, a car, and other lavish gifts in
4 Menendez’s wife Nadine Menendez allegedly played a pivotal role in the pay-for-play/bribery scheme and is also accused of federal bribery charges.
5 During a June 2022 search of Menendez’s home Feds found nearly half a million in cash often stuffed in strange places and suitcases. The cash appeared to be intentionally hidden away.
Cash on clothing that allegedly was found in the home belonging to Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.).
U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
6 One of the 3 members of the group also an associate of Mrs Menendez and Egyptian-American was allegedly taking information from Senator Menendez and then funneling it to the Egyptian government.
On his part Menendez claims that somehow the case is a conspiracy against him.