Georgia ethics officials file new complaint against Oxendine over loan

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Georgia ethics officials file new complaint against Oxendine over loan

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Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine has been battling ethics complaints ever since he ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2010. Curtis Compton ccompton@ajc.com

Former Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine has been battling ethics charges since 2009, when he was considered by some to be the frontrunner to win the Republican gubernatorial nomination.

His lawyer is fighting a subpoena for bank records related to the loan, which wasn’t disclosed until after The Atlanta Journal-Constitution raised questions about why Oxendine was holding onto more than $500,000 in leftover campaign money years after he’d left office.

To read more about Oxendine’s latest fight with the state ethics commission, check out our story on myajc.com.

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