February 13, 2016

UPDATE: Griesedieck pleads guilty in federal court

The St. Louis attorney indicted alongside former Governor Roger Wilson has also pleaded guilty to missappropriating funds to make a donation to the Missouri Democratic Party.

Edward Griesedieck has admitted he is guilty of taking $5,000 from the Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance Company.

Griesedieck has agreed to surrender his law license for a year and a half as part of his plea.

Wilson pleaded guilty yesterday.

Both will be sentenced in July, facing up to one year in prison and up to $100,000 in fines.

For background, read U.S. Attorney says Wilson case ‘a one-time incident’ and Former Gov. Wilson indicted.