New York Congressman Grimm denies federal fraud charges, calls case trumped-up 'witch hunt'

  • Article by: TOM HAYS , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 28, 2014 - 6:25 PM

NEW YORK — Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a former Marine and FBI agent who's been the target of a campaign finance investigation, was instead charged on Monday with evading taxes by concealing more than $1 million in sales and wages while running a small Manhattan restaurant — a case he called a political witch hunt meant to drive him out of office.

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