Posted: Aug 15, 2013 8:10 AM by AP
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Mandeville businessman Raymond Christopher Reggie faces federal fraud allegations for the second time in eight years.
In an indictment made public Wednesday in Baton Rouge, The Advocate reports the 51-year-old Reggie is accused of five counts of wire fraud and six counts of money laundering for an alleged scheme in which he used his advertising agency to steal more than $1.1 million from car dealerships that were among his clients.
Victims included members of Super Chevy Dealers of Baton Rouge and Supreme Automotive Group.
Reggie declined to comment Wednesday.
Reggie pleaded guilty in 2005 to one count of conspiracy to commit bank frauds
He is a former brother-in-law of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy and son of former Crowley City Judge Edmund Reggie.