Keller @ Large: Rep. Tierney Denies Knowledge Of Crime

June 29, 2012 12:00 AM
Keller @ Large: Rep. Tierney Denies Knowledge Of Crime

" BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Congressman John Tierney has been accused of turning a blind eye to the crime that’s sending his brother in law to prison.

John Tierney’s brother-in-law, Daniel Eremian, says the congressman knew all about the illegal gambling operation.

Tierney adamantly denies the accusation as he fights for re-election.

He has a tough fight against former State Senator Richard Tisei, who isn’t shy about throwing the saga of Tierney’s racketeering in-laws and tax-return-falsifying wife in his face. But that case and the brother-in-law’s sensational new charges have something in common: A lack of actual evidence implicating Tierney.

Congressman John Tierney spoke on the phone with WBZ, refuting allegations by his brother-in-law that he knew all about the illegal offshore gambling ring that wound up sending Tierney’s wife and now her brother to jail.

“I wasn’t implicated in any way shape or form in that,” says Rep "

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