Jury Finds Tennessee State Senator Katrina Robinson Guilty of Multiple Wire Fraud Counts

On Thursday, a 12-person federal jury found Tennessee State Senator Katrina Robinson (D-Memphis) guilty of four of five counts of wire fraud. Robinson was facing federal wire fraud charges after she was accused of using federal grant money awarded to a health care school – The Healthcare Institute – in which she operates.

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Tennessee State Senator Katrina Robinson Acquitted on 15 of 20 Federal Theft Charges

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Tennessee State Senator Katrina Robinson (D-Memphis) was acquitted on Monday on 15 possible fraud and embezzlement charges.

Robinson’s charges stemmed from an investigation into the Memphis-based Healthcare Institute (THI), which the state lawmaker directs.

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Jury Selected in Tennessee State Senator’s Trial on Theft Charges

On Monday, a jury was selected in the trial of Tennessee State Senator Katrina Robinson (D-Memphis) who was charged with stealing more than $600,000 in federal funds.

According to AP News, a 12-person jury was chosen for the trial which could last three weeks. The trial is taking place at the Odell Horton Federal Building in Downtown Memphis.

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Feds Charge Tennessee State Sen. Katrina Robinson with Theft and Embezzlement

Federal authorities on Wednesday charged Tennessee state Sen. Katrina Robinson (D-Memphis) with theft and embezzlement involving government programs and wire fraud.

This, according to a press release that members of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Tennessee published on its website.

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