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Ex-New Orleans Mayor Convicted Of Taking Bribes

A June 11 sentencing date has been set for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin who has been convicted of bribery, fraud and money laundering.

02/12/2014

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Corruption Trial Of Ex-New Orleans Mayor Begins

Declaring that corruption flourished during Ray Nagin’s two terms as mayor of New Orleans, a federal prosecutor began outlining a far-reaching, multifaceted scheme Thursday in which Nagin allegedly received money, free vacation travel and free granite for his family business— bribes worth more than $500,000 — for helping contractors receive millions of dollars’ worth of city work.

01/30/2014

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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Indicted On Corruption Charges

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been indicted by a grand jury. He faces 21 federal corruption counts.

01/18/2013

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U.S. Attorney Letten Resigns During Probe Of Online Posts

U.S. Attorney Jim Letten, whose successful prosecution of a former Louisiana governor and numerous other public officials won him bipartisan praise for more than a decade, resigned Thursday while the Justice Department investigates alleged misconduct by his top deputies.

12/06/2012