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Tennessee State Sen. Katrina Robinson
charged with theft, embezzlement
involving government programs
and wire fraud

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Posted By: Ribicon, 7/29/2020 6:49:26 PM

Memphis, Tenn.—Tennessee State Sen. Katrina Robinson is facing federal charges of theft and embezzlement involving government programs and wire fraud, according to U.S. Attorney Michael Dunavant. Robinson was elected to represent the 33rd District in Shelby County in 2018, and is the director of The Healthcare Institute (THI)—a provider of educational and training programs for jobs in the health care field. She is also the sister of Sherra Wright, who is in prison for her role in the murder of NBA star Lorenzen Wright. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, The Healthcare Institute received over $2.2 million

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This person runs a company with a mission so vital that it needs magical "federal funding" to operate. Plucking money from trees and gaining personal clout probably explains why most people go into politics in the first place. Might she be kin to the estimable "Michelle" Obama?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bona Fides 7/29/2020 6:51:40 PM (No. 494102)
BEM Black Embezzlers Matter.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ribicon 7/29/2020 6:51:55 PM (No. 494103)
The beauty of using taxpayer money is that there's so little connection between the person whose money is swiped from their paychecks and the recipient. FTA: "Some of the payments and purchases included a vehicle for her daughter, clothing, accessories and hair and beauty products; expenses related to her wedding and honeymoon and later legal fees for her divorce; payments on her personal debts, including credit cards, store charge cards, student loans and other personal loans; travel and entertainment for herself and her family; improvements to her personal residence; expenses related to a body aesthetics business she owned and a snow cone business operated by her children; and an event for her state senate campaign."
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Fasteddie 7/29/2020 6:53:23 PM (No. 494105)
"Guess that party."
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Vesicant 7/29/2020 6:53:40 PM (No. 494107)
>theft and embezzlement involving government programs Isn't that the job description for a Democrat?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jethro bo 7/29/2020 6:55:56 PM (No. 494112)
No mention of party so assume she is an Amish Rebublican.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird 7/29/2020 6:58:03 PM (No. 494113)
Ta-DaH!!!!! She’s a Democrat. (Did they really believe we couldn’t figure that out?)
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Reply 7 - Posted by: SALady 7/29/2020 7:01:40 PM (No. 494115)
Wow, I thought I just missed it. So I did a search on the page, and could not find a party affiliation anywhere in this article. Which, by default, means "Democrat". If she had been a Republican, it would have been mentioned 47 times in this article. So it appears that WMC is another media subsidiary of the Demon-Rat National Committee. I guess it would only be shocking these days if they weren't!!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/29/2020 7:02:45 PM (No. 494117)
Of course if she were a Republican, that bit of information would have appeared in the first sentence.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Starboard_side 7/29/2020 7:04:11 PM (No. 494120)
Looks like she "did it for her children".
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Reply 10 - Posted by: kidsmom 7/29/2020 7:05:55 PM (No. 494125)
I am dismayed that she would not be forced to repay the $600,000. She is a liar and a thief. Hope they convict her and throw her rear end in jail.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: tcm4950 7/29/2020 7:08:51 PM (No. 494132)
Interesting how the media never identifies them as democrats when they are under investigation or have been indicted.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: jj1319 7/29/2020 7:10:22 PM (No. 494134)
Who's counting the spoons?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Strike3 7/29/2020 7:38:12 PM (No. 494171)
BLACK and DEMOCRAT - but then you already knew that. Reverse kudos to the writer for avoiding both bits of description.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 7/29/2020 7:42:13 PM (No. 494176)
I’m pretty sure the FBI has their ducks in a row considering her position and group identity.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: rochow 7/29/2020 7:49:22 PM (No. 494182)
I suppose she supports Amish Lives matter and she is a member of that community!
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Reply 16 - Posted by: janjan 7/29/2020 8:00:32 PM (No. 494194)
So they had enough evidence to get a search warrant and arrest her but she is innocent and only being targeted for being a social justice warrior. It can be a profitable gig.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: anniebc 7/29/2020 8:52:25 PM (No. 494226)
I am 100% convinced leftists are stealing and somehow funneling taxpayer dollars to themselves, and it's been going on for a long time. I also believe the obama's, clinton's and others appear to have gotten millions for book advances and Netflix type deals, when the money really came from the Treasury somehow. People are still trying to figure out how barack got his hands on the billions of US dollars that were delivered to Iran.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: LadyHen 7/29/2020 9:14:19 PM (No. 494237)
Ah, Shelby County that is Memphis, Tennessee. The Detroit of the South. If we in Tennessee could saw it off like a gangrenous limb, we would gladly do it. Cesspit.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: gorzabozo 7/29/2020 9:33:59 PM (No. 494249)
Amen to the above. Memphis TN is just like New Orleans LA, with none of the charm.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Sandbar 7/29/2020 9:54:58 PM (No. 494258)
Her comment FTA: I am committed to continuing to serve with the same integrity, the same passion that I’ve demonstrated since you elected me to this office.” Is that a threat or a promise?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Nashville 7/29/2020 10:03:52 PM (No. 494262)
I think she has been in office less that 2 years, fast learner. The people of Tennessee would like to offer the city of Memphis to the people of Arkansas. No money, no strings....just annex it.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: cold porridge 7/29/2020 10:25:24 PM (No. 494273)
Now how did I know she was a black democrat before I looked?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 7/30/2020 12:28:45 AM (No. 494314)
What a touching statement, Katrina. You had no integrity before or you would not have embezzled the people of Shelby County’s money.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Lawsy0 7/30/2020 12:38:01 AM (No. 494318)
That's Memphis for you. I dream of a day when Memphis secedes to Arkansas.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 7/30/2020 12:49:10 AM (No. 494322)
There is just something about OPM. She is a spit in the ocean as to hands in the cookie jar all the way up to Nancy. We have a FL Rep who hasn't been seen in over two years.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Mizz Fixxit 7/30/2020 1:33:05 AM (No. 494337)
There is a decades long undeniable pattern in the mainstream press of articles about corrupt democrats that don't cite party affiliation, or bury the D word in closing paragraphs. But if the story is about a scandal ridden Republican, party identity is customarily found in the headline, or lede.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: EJKrausJr 7/30/2020 2:39:39 AM (No. 494342)
No where in the article is party affiliation of Katrina Robinson mentioned. Needless to say Ms. Robinson is a Democrat. But we must remember that the greatest grifters of them all were Democrats. Ms. Robinson's alleged fraud of a couple of millions is paltry compared to the Clintons and their foundation. If found guilty, she could share confinement with her sister. One can only hope justice will prevail.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: dmzrn 7/30/2020 9:00:05 AM (No. 494503)
Ad hoc reparations?
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