TN man charged with voter fraud in 2016 election

Published: Oct. 4, 2017 at 7:48 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2017 at 10:06 PM CDT
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TENNESSEE (WAFF) - The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has arrested a man accused of voter fraud.

Rupert Rogers, 54, of Ripley, Tennessee, faces voter fraud charges in connection with the November 2016 election.

At the request of then-25th District Attorney General Michael Dunavant, TBI agents began an investigation into Rogers' voting activities in the election.

Rogers was arrested on Tuesday. He is charged with improper registration or voting and false entries on voter documents. He was booked into the Lauderdale County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

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