The former candidate in US presidents Bernie Sanders was accused of fraud
The family of a former member of the U.S. presidential race Bernie Sanders was under investigation after allegations of fraud. Sanders is accused of that he helped his wife in the fraud with a Bank loan, according to CBS.
A claim against the policy wife, Jane Sanders, was filed in November 2016. She was accused that she was at the time when the office of the President of the College in Burlington, illegally received a loan from People’s United Bank in the amount of $10 million, the money was spent on the purchase of land in favor of the College.
Sanders, in turn, suspected that he used his political influence to help his wife to get a loan.
The couple has already hired lawyers to represent their position in court.
CBS notes that the claimant in the lawsuit is former head of the presidential campaign, trump in Vermont Brady Coinsin. Counselor Sanders, Jeff weaver, said that the allegations are politically motivated. He stressed that the loan application was approved by the financial Council of the College.
Bernie Sanders, Senator from Vermont, in 2016, took part in the presidential race in the United States. He was one of the candidates for President from the Democratic party, but lost the internal party vote Hillary Clinton.