The 10 Craziest Things the Feds are Seizing from Bob McDonnell and His Wife

Bob McDonnell, Maureen McDonnell

Bob McDonnell, Maureen McDonnell / AP


The Department of Justice indicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R.) and his wife Tuesday on 14 charges of public corruption, including accepting illegal gifts and vacations from a wealthy area businessman in return for political favors.

Included in the indictment was a list of items authorities are seeking to seize from the McDonnell family. Here are the 10 best things the McDonnell family will forfeit to the federal government if they are convicted:

1. One silver Rolex watch engraved with “71st Governor of Virginia”

2. Two sets of golf clubs, one Notre Dame golf bag, and one University of Virginia golf bag. Wahoowa!

3. Two gold Oscar de la Renta dresses

4. 30 boxes of Anatabloc, an anti-inflammatory for joints

5. One button-down Ralph Lauren shirt

6.  Two iPhones (unclear if 4s or 5s model)

7. One watercolor painting by Heather Mackenzie (and frame)

8. One black Louis Vuitton rain coat

9. Two pairs of Foot Joy golf shoes

10. The sum of not less than $140, 805.46

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CJ Ciaramella is a staff writer for the Washington Free Beacon. Prior to joining the Beacon, he was a reporter for the Daily Caller. He was also a Collegiate Network year-long fellow at the San Diego Union-Tribune and has written articles for the Weekly Standard and Oregon Quarterly. Ciaramella attended the University of Oregon, where he edited the award-winning student magazine, the Oregon Commentator. He lives in Washington, D.C. His Twitter handle is @cjciaramella. His email address is