Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock was indicted Thursday on 24 criminal counts that accuse him of theft of government funds, fraud, making false statements and filing false tax returns. Schock, 35, once a rising star among congressional Republicans, used federal or campaign funds to live a lavish lifestyle involving trips aboard private planes and helicopter, help from an interior designer and even a $5,000 chandelier for his Capitol Hill office, according to the 52-page indictment. James Lewis, the U.S. attorney in Springfield, said in a news release that Schock defrauded the federal government and his campaign committees and covered up his actions with false statements, claims and invoices.
Source: Drudge Report

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