Gold Bars Found in Sen. Menendez Home Tied to 2013 Armed Robbery

Gold Bars are found in the possession of Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., have been identified as among those New Jersey businessman Fred Daibes reported stolen in 2013.

Daibes shared the serial numbers of the bars with police in 2013 and informed them that $500,000 cash and 22 gold bars were stolen from him. Reporting the issue police investigated the case and caught four people with the stolen goods.The serial numbers provided by Daibes become the FBI search of Menendez’s home and prosecutors also told that Daibes fingerprints and DNA have been found on the cash discovered in the search of embattled Senator’s house.

According to the sources, Menendez was indicated on charges of bribery, conspiracy to commit extortion, conspiracy to commit honest service fraud and also the charge of acting as an unregistered foreign agent. In these charges his wife, Nadine, Daibes and fellow businessman Wael Hana were included.Menendez was serving as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee since Democrats assumed the majority in the Senate following the 2022 election but was removed after his indictment.

In further investigation, investigators found $100,000 in gold bars and a luxury vehicle allegedly paid for by Daibes or Hana.

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