MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama state Rep. Jack Williams issued a statement Tuesday afternoon proclaiming his innocence following an arrest in a federal investigation into public corruption.
Williams said he's done nothing wrong and expects to be found innocent by a jury. His full statement reads:
Williams referred all other questions to his attorney, Jake Watson, who also issued a statement:
The 60-year-old legislator, as well as former state GOP Chairman Marty Connors, 61, and Trina Healthcare CEO Ford Gilbert, 70, were arrested by the FBI Monday.
Each is charged with conspiracy to commit bribery related to federal programs, conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and honest services wire fraud.