Complete coverage of the FBI Investigation of John Wiley Price

Price Warrants Related to Theft from Programs Receiving Federal Funds

By Frank Heinz
|  Tuesday, Jun 28, 2011  |  Updated 4:35 PM CDT
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Less than 24 hours after a massive FBI raid on his home and offices, Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was back on the job at the regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Lindsay Wilcox, NBCDFW.com

Less than 24 hours after a massive FBI raid on his home and offices, Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price was back on the job at the regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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Bob Ray Sanders on John Wiley Price

Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bob Ray Sanders talks about the FBI's investigation into John Wiley Price.

FBI Raid on John Wiley Price Home & Office

FBI agents raided the offices and homes of longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, his top aide Dapheny Fain, and political consultant Kathy Nealy Monday morning.
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Search warrants authorizing Monday's searches of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price's home and cars are related to allegations of theft or bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds, as well as a number of other allegations.

The warrants also include attempting to evade or defeat tax, fraud and false statements, structuring transactions to evade reporting requirements, laundering of money instruments, engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from specified unlawful activity, and aiding and abetting and conspiracy to defraud the United States.

According to the Dallas County Appraisal District, Price owns properties at 406 E. 5th Street (worth $144,760), 7001 Grady Niblo Road (worth $196,020) and 619 N. Marsalis Avenue (worth $11,760).

An additional search revealed a John W. Price owned properties at 621 and 715 N. Marsalis as well as 510 E. 5th Street.

Price said the warrants cast a wide net, that he's done nothing wrong and that he'd know more about what authorities were looking for when he was able to see an affidavit.

Price appared at Tuesday morning's county commissioner's meeting as planned, where the group went about businesses as usual with little fanfare, according to a report on DallasNews.com.

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NBCDFW's Shane Allen and Scott Gordon contributed to this report.

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