CUMMING, GA — Former state Sen. Michael Williams is speaking out about a plea deal he took in May after he admitted he fraudulently reported computers missing from his headquarters during his campaign for governor in 2018. While he admits he lied to investigators about a phony burglary report, Williams also said he didn’t commit insurance fraud. He blames a failed and controversial run for governor — known for a controversial “Deportation Bus” that drew condemnation — for some of his missteps.

Williams posted on his public Facebook page Tuesday morning that he realizes many people have already made up their mind about him. However, he said many of his supporters are still unsure about what happened the past year, and he wanted to provide clarity.

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