Former Governor Bob McDonnell at a Mitt Romney campaign event in 2012.
(USA TODAY) -- Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen,
were indicted Tuesday for illegally accepting gifts and loans from a
The 13 charges against the couple were
outlined in a document filed by the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern
District of Virginia that details how the McDonnell and his wife
accepted more than $135,000 in gifts and loans, trips and other items
from Jonnie Williams Sr., former CEO of Star Scientific
In exchange, the documents said, McDonnell and his wife promoted a dietary supplement made by the company.
McDonnell last year repaid more than $120,000 to Williams and apologized for bringing "embarrassment" to the state.
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