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Rev. Jeremiah Wright's daughter, Jeri Wright, indicted for alleged money laundering, report says

Rev. Jeremiah Wright
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(CBS) CHICAGO - The daughter of President Barack Obama's former pastor was indicted Wednesday on charges of money laundering and lying to the feds, CBS Chicago reports.

Jeri L. Wright, daughter of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, is accused of participating in a fraud scheme allegedly orchestrated by former Country Club Hills Police Chief Regina Evans and her husband involving a $1.25 million state grant, the station says.

Jeri Wright, 47, of Hazel Crest, Ill., is charged with two counts of money laundering, two counts of making false statements to federal law enforcement officers and seven counts of giving false testimony before a grand jury.