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‘Katrina mayor’ jailed for 10 years

Tuesday, 08 July 2014 09:34
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Hurricane Katrina mayor jailed
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 08:24
STORY HIGHLIGHTSNEW: A judge orders Nagin to pay $84,264 in restitution to the Internal Revenue ServiceHe was convicted this year on corruption chargesThe former mayor maintains his innocence (CNN) -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday in a bribery scandal that rocked the city, the U.S. Justice Department said.
Ray Nagin Gets 10 Years for Corruption
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 07:31
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who was the exasperated face of the deluged city during Hurricane Katrina, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for corruption. Prosecutors sought a tough penalty for Nagin, who was found guilty in February of 20 counts of bribery, money laundering and other crimes. The 58-year-old Democrat helped contractors secure millions of dollars of work in exchange for bribes, free holidays and other gifts.
Hurricane Katrina Mayor Jailed For 10 Years
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 07:07
By Sky News US Team Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin, who was the exasperated face of the deluged city during Hurricane Katrina, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for corruption. Prosecutors had sought a stiffer penalty for Nagin, who was found guilty in February of 20 counts of bribery, money laundering and other crimes. But US District Judge Helen Ginger Berrigan said a shorter prison term was warranted, given what she described…
Ex-New Orleans mayor gets 10 years in prison
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 06:45
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Disgraced former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison on corruption charges. A jury in February found Nagin guilty of charges that include bribery, wire fraud, conspiracy, money laundering and tax evasion, all in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. (Reporting by Kathy Finn, writing by Jonathan Kaminsky; Editing by Scott Malone)Crime & JusticeSociety & Culture
&#39;Katrina Mayor&#39; Ray Nagin Sentenced To 10 Years For Corruption Charges
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 06:40
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been found guilty of corruption charges for illegal transactions that occurred while he was in office during Hurricane Katrina and sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Wednesday. Nagin, who was in office from 2002 to 2010, was found guilty in February 2013 on 20 of 21 charges, including bribery, wire fraud, conspiracy, money laundering and tax evasion, reports Reuters.
Ten-year sentence for New Orleans&#39; Nagin on graft charges
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 06:37
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin — who led the city during Hurricane Katrina — will serve 10 years in prison for corruption charges, a federal court announced today. The 58-year-old Democrat and onetime cable TV executive, who rose to national prominence during the rebuilding after the devastating 2005 hurricane, was convicted in February of accepting bribes from contractors in exchange for giving them lucrative city business.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Jailed for Post-Hurricane Katrina Corruption
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 06:13
Former mayor of New Orleans Ray Nagin has been jailed for 10 years after being found guilty of bribery and money laundering. Nagin, 58, was found guilty of a total of 20 corruption charges including accepting payments from contractors who wanted to help rebuild the city in the wake of the devastating Hurricane Katrina. The 60th mayor of New Orleans was arrested in January 2013, three years after he had left office.
10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 05:45
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor — including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan handed down the sentence Wednesday morning. Nagin was convicted Feb.
Once seen as reformer, ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin to be sentenced in corruption case Wednesday
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 05:18
NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin — who swept into office on promises of reform but saw the city crumble under the weight of Hurricane Katrina and his own corruption investigation — will learn Wednesday how much time he will serve for convictions of bribery, money laundering and other crimes. Nagin, 58, was convicted Feb. 12 of accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from businessmen who wanted work from the city or…

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