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Former Democrat Congressman Pleads Guilty to Pennsylvania Election Fraud Charges

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Once a cheater, always a cheater.

Democrats just can’t stay away from election fraud.

Michael ‘Ozzie’ Myers is a former Pennsylvania congressman who gained notoriety during the ABSCAM scandal back in 1980.

On August 22, 1979, Myers accepted a $50,000 bribe from undercover FBI agents.

The incident was recorded on a videotape where Myers famously said, “Money talks in this business and bullshit walks.”

Apparently Myers has not stayed clean since then.

The now 79-year-old just pleaded guilty to stuffing ballot boxes in Pennsylvania elections in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Those boxes were all stuffed for democrats.

But sure…

Our elections are totally secure…

United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced today that former U.S. Congressman Michael “Ozzie” Myers, 79, of Philadelphia pleaded guilty to stuffing ballot boxes for Democrats in the 2014-18 Pennsylvania elections.

The US Attorney’s office says Myers pled guilty to conspiracy to deprive voters of civil rights, bribery, obstruction of justice, falsification of voting records, and conspiring to illegally vote in a federal election for orchestrating schemes to fraudulently stuff the ballot boxes for specific Democratic candidates in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Pennsylvania elections.

Specifically, officials say Myers admitted in court to bribing the Judge of Elections for the 39th Ward, 36th Division in South Philadelphia, Domenick J. Demuro, in a fraudulent scheme over several years. Authorities say Demuro, who was charged separately and pleaded guilty in May 2020, was responsible for overseeing the entire election process and all voter activities of his Division in accord with federal and state election laws.

 

Myers was first indicted on these charges two years ago:

MSN has more on Myers’ checkered history

A former Pennsylvania congressman convicted in the 1970s Abscam investigation pleaded guilty Monday to new charges that he persuaded poll workers to stuff ballot boxes in local elections.

Former U.S. Rep. Michael “Ozzie” Myers — who had been working as a campaign consultant since his release from federal prison in the 1980s — admitted to a federal judge he paid one South Philadelphia elections official to fraudulently add votes for candidates who had hired him for their races from 2014 to 2016. He convinced another, he said, to do it for free.

His decision to plead guilty came just hours before he was set to stand trial on charges including bribery, obstruction of justice, falsification of voting records, and illegally voting in a federal election.

The 79-year-old former politician now faces up to 20 years in prison on the most serious of those counts and could spend the rest of his life behind bars.

“One thing you can say about Ozzie Myers: his values have long been out of whack,” said Jacqueline Maguire, head of the Philadelphia office of the FBI which investigated the case. “He valued his clients’ money and his own whims more than the integrity of multiple elections and the will of Philadelphia voters.”

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