Gold Bars Discovered in House of Democratic Senator Are Connected to Armed Robbery, Records Show
Gold bars found in the search of the home of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey in September have been documented as the property of a Menendez co-defendant that was stolen during a 2023 armed robbery then recovered, according to news reports.
The documentation provides a direct link between the gold, Menendez and a man accused of bribing him, an NBC legal analyst said.
Menendez was indicted in September on bribery charges. A superseding indictment additionally charged Menendez with being an agent of Egypt.
The indictments claim that New Jersey businessman Fred Daibes was involved in giving Menendez gifts in return for Menendez providing protection for Daibes from prosecution.
According to WNBC-TV, at …