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Maureen McDonnell appeals corruption convictions

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Posted at 12:28 PM, Mar 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-02 12:29:28-05

Richmond, Va. – Former first lady of Virginia Maureen McDonnell has appealed her public corruption convictions.

Maureen, age 60, and her husband, former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell, also age 60, were convicted of numerous criminal charges in a six-week corruption trial ending in September.

Maureen was sentenced on February 20th to one year and one day in prison. She will remain out of prison on bond pending her appeal.

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell has already appealed his convictions. Oral Arguments for his case will be held on May 12. He also remains free from prison on bond during the appeals process.