Chelsea Clinton's Father-In-Law is Edward Mezvinsky-Truth!

Chelsea Clinton’s Father-In-Law is Edward Mezvinsky-Truth!

Summary of eRumor:

This is a forwarded email that alleges that Edward Mezvinsky is the father-in-law of Chelsea Clinton.   The email said that Mezvinsky was convicted and sent to prison for fraud that bilked millions from victims.

The Truth:

Edward “Ed” Mezvinsky is the father of Marc Mezvinsky, who married Chelsea Clinton in 2010. This according to a December 1, 2009 article by ABC News

Ed Mezvinsky was a Congressman, representing Iowa’s 1st congressional district, from 1973 to 1977.  The article said that he was convicted of fraud in 2002 and sent to prison for five years.  He was released in April 2008 and at the time of the wedding was on federal probation and still owed close to $9.4 million in restitution.

updated 03/11/2013