Facts of Don Siegelman
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Don Siegelman is well talked about the figure. He is the former governor of Alabama. He is a politician and a lawyer.
He is also a convicted felon, and he has been accused of serious crimes in the past.
There is a documentary about him, as well. He has been accused of bribery in the past, and here is news about the documentary that has been made about the incident.
Married, Wife and Children
He is married to his wife, Lori Allen. The couple has children too. The names of their children are Dana and Joseph.
His wife is Jewish, and the couple brought up their both children in the Jewish faith.
He has studied martial arts for years and years, and he also has a black belt in World Oyama karate. His son Joseph however, was a Democratic nominee for an election.
It was for the Attorney General of Alabama in the 2018 election. However, he could not make it to the position as he lost to Steve Marshall.
His exact net worth is not available right now. His net worth is under review and will be updated soon.
Conviction and Controversy
He has been part of prosecution, conviction, and a lot of accusations in his life. In the year 2004, on the 27th of May, he was indicted with fraud by the federal government.
After a day of the trial, the prosecutors dropped all the charges, and this was after U.S District Judge U. W. Clemon had thrown out the evidence.
He also stated that no new charges could be refiled based on the evidence which was disallowed.
He came to the limelight again in 2006, and he was convicted this time around.
He was indicted this time around for bribery and mail fraud, and he was indicted with Richard M. Scrushy. Richard was the founder and former CEO of HealthSouth.
Other two persons were charges as well.
He was accused that he traded government favors for campaign donations as he was the lieutenant governor from the year 1995 to the year 1999.
Not only has this time around but also when he was the governor around 1999 to 2003.
He was accused that he arranged 500,000 dollars in donations to Siegelman's 1999 campaign for a lottery fun for universal education, and he did so in exchange for a seat on a state hospital regulatory board.
He was going through the charges, but he continued to campaign in reelection. He lost the reelection, though.
Wiki of Don Siegelman
He was born in the year 1946 on the 24th of February, and this makes his age 73 in 2019. He was born in a place called Mobile, which lies in Alabama of the United States of America.
His nationality is American.