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Graham Spanier Charged With Perjury and Obstruction

Graham Spanier was ousted as Penn State President on November 9, 2011. And now, nearly a year later, the magicians magic has finally run out.

As was reported late last night, Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly announced that Spanier had been officially charged with perjury, obstruction of justice. Additionally, Spanier faces six other charges of endangering welfare of children, failure to report child abuse, and conspiracy.

The eight charges are listed below:

  1. Perjury – 3rd degree felony
  2. Endangering Welfare of Children – 3rd degree felony
  3. Endangering Welfare of Children – 3rd degree felony
  4. Obstruction of Administrative Law – 2nd degree misdemeanor
  5. Conspiracy – Obstruction of Administrative Law – 2nd degree misdemeanor
  6. Failure to Report – 2nd degree misdemeanor
  7. Conspiracy – Perjury – 3rd degree felony
  8. Conspiracy – Endangering Welfare of Children.

The entire court docket can be found here.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly will formally announce the charges at noon in Harrisburg.

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