Criminal Law

Senator Bob Menendez Pleads Not Guilty to Foreign Agent Charge in Corruption Case

New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez pleaded not guilty on Monday following a superseding indictment earlier this month accusing him of violating a prohibition on members of Congress from acting as an agent of a foreign principal.

His wife, Nadine Menendez, and the New Jersey businessmen accused of conspiring with the senator already pleaded not guilty to the same charges last week.

Prosecutors filed a superseding indictment on Oct. 12 accusing Menendez, 69, of conspiring with his wife and businessman Wael Hana to have the senator act as an agent of Egypt.

Read the source article at ABC News

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