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Ex-GOP Congressman To Serve Prison Sentence At West Texas Prison Camp



Former Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter, who was found guilty of conspiring to misuse campaign funds, will be serving an 11-month sentence at a West Texas prison camp, according to his attorney.

The San Diego Union-Tribune reported that Hunter is scheduled to report to Federal Correctional Institute La Tuna on Jan. 4. He will serve in its adjacent minimum-security satellite camp.

Hunter’s prison sentence comes after fighting a 60-count indictment for more than a year before pleading guilty to a conspiracy charge in December.

His wife, Margaret Hunter, pleaded guilty in June 2019 of conspiring with her husband to misuse more than $250,000 in campaign money on personal expenses such as travel, groceries, fast food and private school tuition.

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