Freda Brasfield, a top finance director in Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s office, has been charged with money laundering and conspiracy.
The “Democratic political activist and community organizer” was allegedly involved in a scheme to “get synthetic drugs into [the] state prison system,” according to Boston 25 TV journalist Bob Ward.
BREAKING: Top Boston Finance Director Freda Brasfield indicted, charged w/money laundering in alleged scheme to get synthetic drugs into state prison system. We were only media at Superior Court. My exclusive story @Boston 25, 5 PM. pic.twitter.com/6Isqidq60q
— Bob Ward Boston 25 (@Bward3) February 10, 2023
Brasfield is “one of multiple defendants charged in the case.”
Freda Brasfield, the DEMOCRAT finance director in the Boston Mayors office put on leave. She is accused of money laundering and conspiracy in a prison drug scheme