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by Abril Elfi


July 2, 2024

Senator Bob Menendez is facing new allegations that he has received gifts from Qatar officials.

On Tuesday, a superseding indictment was made public that showed how federal prosecutors claimed that Menendez (D-N.Y.) accepted race car tickets and other gifts from Qatar as a part of a corruption scheme.

In the inducement, they also alleged that Menendez’s scheme continued into 2023, a year longer than initially claimed.

According to the indictment, a new accusation against Menendez is that he took payments from his accomplice, Fred Daibes, a real estate developer in New Jersey, in exchange for using his connections to assist Daibes in obtaining millions of dollars from a Qatar-related investment fund.

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