Andrew Gillum Acquitted of Lying to FBI, US Government Will Seek Retrial

On May 4, a federal grand jury found former the mayor of Tallahassee and former gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum not guilty of lying to the FBI. For the remaining 18 counts against him and co-defendant Sharon Lettman-Hicks—which included wire fraud and conspiracy—jurors were deadlocked, and the court declared a mistrial.
According to the June 22, 2022, press release from the United States Department of Justice, Gillum and Lettman-Hicks “conspired to commit wire fraud by unlawfully soliciting and obtaining funds from various entities and individuals through false and fraudulent promises and representations that the funds would be used for a legitimate purpose,” between 2016 and 2019….

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