Monica Cannon-Grant a outstanding Black Lives Matter organizer in Boston has been indicted alongside along with her husband for skimming at the least $185,000 in donations to their non-profit. Yaron Steinbuch and Bruce Golding of the New York Publish report that in 2020 Cannon-Grant was named by the Boston Globe as one of many “Bostonians of the 12 months,” as a BLM activist and for her non-profit Violence in Boston. The prolonged federal indictment alleges Cannon-Grant and her husband engaged in three completely different fraud schemes: mendacity on a mortgage utility, defrauding donors and illicitly gathering roughly $1 million in pandemic-related unemployment advantages. According to Fox Information, prosecutors additionally allege that Cannon-Grant advised each the state lawyer common’s workplace and the IRS that she took no wage from her nonprofit whereas paying herself $2,788 every week starting in October 2020. Her lawyer, Robert Goldstein advised reporters he’s assured that she will likely be vindicated.