Why couldn't he just hide it in the freezer like everybody else?

Duke Cunningham's wife speaks on his last-ditch effort to keep some ill-gotten gains.

Published August 17, 2006 2:51PM (EDT)

In a soon-to-be-published interview with Kitty Kelley, the estranged wife of Randy "Duke" Cunningham says that, on the night before he was sentenced on corruption charges, the disgraced Republican congressman tried to save some of his illegal loot by dumping a duffel bag in her driveway. Inside: dirty underwear and $32,000 in cash.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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