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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

U.S. Attorney, FBI to announce charges related to $60 million bribe to state official & associates

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Federal officials will brief the media on a public corruption racketeering conspiracy involving $60 million.

 

The briefing will be held:

 

TODAY: TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2020

 

WHEN:           2:30PM

 

WHERE:         U.S. Attorney’s Office

                        Main Conference Room

                        303 Marconi Blvd. Suite 200

                        Columbus, Ohio 43215

 

WHO:             U.S. Attorney David M. DeVillers

                        Chris Hoffman, FBI, Special Agent in Charge

 

                       

*Pool coverage is strongly encouraged for video footage. Reporters not present in person will be given opportunity to ask questions via conference telephone line.*

 

 

Room available at 2:15PM. ID and valid media credential will be required for entrance on Marconi Blvd., where someone will bring you into the building. No TV lighting provided. Please practice social distancing inside the main conference room/common areas and wear a mask.

 

Contact Jennifer Thornton at jennifer.thornton@usdoj.gov by 1PM to join via conference telephone line.

 

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If you have media questions, contact Jennifer Thornton at jennifer.thornton@usdoj.gov.

Topic(s): 
Public Corruption
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Updated July 21, 2020