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Ousted Top South Texas Lawman Admits Taking Bribe

A fired South Texas sheriff’s commander whose indictment carried federal prosecutors a step closer to his boss pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a bribe.

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Former South Texas Prosecutor To Be Sentenced As Part Of Bribery Scandal

A former South Texas district attorney and one-time congressional candidate could face a lengthy prison term when he’s sentenced Tuesday as part of a bribery scandal that took down a state district judge and others.

02/11/2014

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Ex-Texas Police Chief Took Bribes From Immigrants

An ex-Central Texas police chief faces up to 20 years in prison for taking bribes from immigrants and lying about making them tipsters so they could stay in the U.S. legally.

02/07/2014

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Ex-Judge Convicted Of Corruption Faces New Charges

A former West Texas county judge sentenced to prison earlier this month for public corruption has been rearrested by federal authorities on fraud charges.

01/31/2014

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Ex-Parole Officer Gets Prison For Taking Bribes

A former Texas parole officer has been sentenced to almost two years in federal prison for taking bribes from a man she supervised and not reporting his alleged financial violations.

05/01/2013

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Feds: 4 Texas Officers Bribed To Guard Thousands Of Dollars’ Worth Of Cocaine

Three South Texas lawmen, including the son of a prominent county sheriff, were due in court Friday on charges alleging that they and another officer accepted thousands of dollars in bribes to guard shipments of cocaine.

12/14/2012