The Oklahoman

State senator acquitted on 15 charges in federal theft case


MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A Tennessee state senator charged with stealing $600,000 in federal grant money from a health care school she operated has been acquitted on 15 of 20 charges, according to court records. U.S. District Court Judge Sheryl Lipman filed the order Sunday after lawyers for Sen. Katrina Robinson, a Memphis Democrat, filed a motion Friday seeking acquittal on all charges. Robinson, 40, was charged in July 2020 with wire fraud as well as theft and embezzleme­nt involving government programs.

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