Gifts, favors listed in former governor's case

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 26, 2014 at 1:43 pm •  Published: July 26, 2014

A look at the gifts and loans former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, received from businessman Jonnie Williams, and some of the favors they did for him and his company dietary supplement company, according to court papers:


— Designer clothes and accessories for Maureen McDonnell on a New York City shopping trip: $19,288.

— Catering for the wedding of one of the McDonnells' daughters: $15,000.

— A loan to cover expenses of two vacation rental properties in Virginia Beach owned by Bob McDonnell and his sister: $50,000.

— Five golf outings at Kinloch Golf Club for McDonnell or family members and friends: $6,600.

— A McDonnell family vacation at Williams' multimillion-dollar vacation home on Smith Mountain Lake, including use of his Ferrari: No dollar value listed.

— A Rolex watch engraved "71st Governor of Virginia," paid for by Williams and given to Bob McDonnell by his wife as a Christmas gift: $6,500.

— Dinner with Williams and a scientific researcher at a Richmond restaurant: $1,423.

— A loan to MoBo Real Estate Partners, the vacation home rental firm owned by Bob McDonnell and his sister: $50,000.

— Another loan to MoBo: $20,000.

— A Labor Day weekend vacation at a luxury resort in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, financed mostly by Williams: No dollar value listed.

— Round-trip airline tickets for two of the McDonnells' daughters to attend a bachelorette party in Savannah, Georgia: No dollar value listed.


— Bob McDonnell arranges a meeting for Williams with the state health secretary to discuss Star Scientific's products.

— The McDonnells attend a dinner and seminar aimed at persuading doctors to recommend Star Scientific's smoking-cessation product. The governor makes brief remarks supporting the company and allows the company to use his picture from the event on its social media sites.

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