New Charges Filed Against Oklahoma County Judge Involved In Fraud And Perjury Case


Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 7:01 pm
By: News 9


Adrianna Iwasinski, News 9

OKLAHOMA CITY -- New charges are filed against an Oklahoma County judge and her husband.

News 9 has learned Oklahoma County Judge Tammy Bass-Lesure and her husband Carlos are facing two new counts of perjury.

Sources close to the investigation tell News 9 the Lesures are accused of falsifying the SoonerCare application for twins they adopted. The allegation is on the line asking if the parents are employed, The Lesures checked no, even though Tammy Bass Lesure was employed as a county judge.

They also marked no on the line asking if the parents had insurance.

The Lesures were scheduled to have a hearing before a judge to have the DA thrown off the case today. That hearing was continued to a later date.

07/20/2011 Related Story: Hearing Delayed In Bass-Lesure Fraud And Perjury Case.