Trial of former chairman of Florida Republican Party Jim Greer to begin Monday

ORLANDO - Jury selection begins today in Orlando trial of former Republican Party of Florida Chairman Jim Greer.

Greer faces charges of fraud and money laundering.

Prosecutors allege he secretly set up a shell company and used it to funnel $125,000 from the Republican Party into his own accounts.

Many think the trial could bring the Florida Republican Party to its knees.

Powerful leaders from Florida's Republican Party will be put front and center, one in particular being former Florida Republican governor turned independent, turned democrat, Charlie Crist.

While 50-year-old Greer is the one on trial---- the curtain will be pulled back on the Republican Party--- as inside details will be shared on its actions from 2007 to 2010.

The state alleges Greer funneled the money he allegedly stole money went to a personal account

If convicted, Greer could get up to 75 years in prison.

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