Former Va. Gov. McDonnell and wife charged in gifts case

January 21
Former Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R). (Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell (R). (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife Maureen were charged Monday with illegally accepting gifts, luxury vacations and large loans from a wealthy Richmond-area businessman who sought special treatment from state government.

The two were charged in connection with their relationship with dietary supplement executive Jonnie R. Williams Sr.

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