Former Tallahassee mayor, Florida governor candidate Gillum indicted for fraud

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By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday said a federal grand jury voted to indict Tallahassee’s former Democratic mayor and Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum on charges of conspiracy, wire fraud and making false statements. Gillum, 42, is facing numerous criminal charges along with his associate, Sharon Janet Lettman-Hicks, 53, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida said. Gillum, who had sought to become Florida’s first black governor, lost the 2018 race to his Republican rival, Governor Ron DeSantis, a staunch ally of former…

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