Skip to comments.Former Del. Ron Villanueva sentenced to 2½ years in prison for defrauding federal government
Posted on 07/03/2019 10:07:12 AM PDT by Coronal
NORFOLK Former state Del. Ron Villanueva is a mentor, a family man and just a generally good person, civic and business leaders said.
Over the years, he's traveled to the Philippines to assist with an Operation Smile trip and repeatedly taken a family friend to the hospital to visit her dying father.
But he is also a criminal. And that, a federal judge said Tuesday, shouldn't be forgotten.
"You have done good things, but that doesn't put you above the law," U.S. District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith said from the bench.
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Fifth paragraph to learn his party affiliation.
A republican. Sigh
Republican. misrepresented his companys as minority and or woman owned. got govt contracts ahead of other companys. meh.. Small fish in a big pond. Government contractors are all crooks anyway.
Don’t these fools know to set up a Foundation?
“Villanueva, a Virginia Beach Republican who was voted out of office in 2017, was sentenced Tuesday to 2½ years in prison on charges he improperly helped two Virginia Beach companies secure special government contracts they weren’t entitled to receive.”
But ok to do as a Democrat presidential candidate though...
“to misrepresent the firms as socially or economically disadvantaged businesses under a U.S. Small Business Administration program that sets aside government contracts for women- and minority-owned companies.”
That is impossible. He merely declared himself a Black Wymyn and had two boxes to check in the under privileged category.
He should appeal.
By George you are right. he declared himself a woman usiness owner and who is the government to discriminate against her and question his choice of gender OR RACE?
I always find it amusing when a politician commits a crime, and partisans on both side of the aisle rush to look which party the offender is a member of in hopes of scoring points against the other party.
Based on my observation, there are an equal number of criminals in both parties.
Too bad. /s Crooked bastard .
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