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Rep. Michael Grimm speaks to the media on April 28, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Not Guilty To 20-Count Indictment

Rep. Michael Grimm has vowed to stay in office after he pleaded not guilty Monday to a 20-count federal indictment that includes charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.

04/28/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (Credit: Charles Norfleet/
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Prosecutors To File Charges Against Rep. Michael Grimm For Alleged Campaign Finance Violations

The House Ethics Committee announced in 2012 that Grimm was under investigation for possible campaign finance violations. That committee said it would defer its inquiry because of a separate Department of Justice investigation.

04/25/2014

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm Under Investigation By House Ethics Committee For Campaign Finance Violations

According to the committee, the Staten Island Republican may have violated campaign finance laws by soliciting and accepting prohibited contributions. That may have led to false information being included in campaign finance reports, the committee said.

11/26/2012