Staffer 'Couldn't See A Way Out' Of Ex-Congressman's Scam

Law360, Houston (April 3, 2018, 8:07 PM EDT) -- A former top aide to ex-U.S. Rep. Stephen Stockman, R-Texas, told jurors on Tuesday that he went along with the congressman's alleged scheme to use charitable donations to fund personal expenses and political campaigns, saying once he realized the full extent of the operation he "couldn't see a way out of it."

Jason T. Posey was on the stand all day in Chief U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal's courtroom, testifying as part of his plea deal with the government and detailing for jurors his role in the plan he said Stockman orchestrated. In October, Posey, who had been Stockman's director of...

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