A top progressive activist in Boston has now been arrested for on federal charges of fraud and conspiracy.
As The Daily Wire reports:
On Tuesday morning, Monica Cannon-Grant, a prominent progressive activist in the Boston area, and her husband, Clark Grant, were federally charged and arrested on 18 counts of fraud and conspiracy in relation to her non-profit, Violence in Boston (VIB). Cannon-Grant was named the 2020 ‘Bostonian of the Year’ by the Boston Globe for activism after the death of George Floyd and for her involvement with protests associated with the Black Lives Matter movement in the city of Boston.
The Boston Herald reported that the charges were announced Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Rachael Rollins’ office in part related to a “scheme to defraud donors to their non-profit, VIB”
According to the paper, the couple is also being charged “in connection with conspiracy in connection with access to federal pandemic unemployment benefits.” Likewise, Cannon-Grant and her husband are accused of mortgage fraud
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