Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Indicted

· January 18, 2013

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Former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin was indicted today by a federal grand jury.

Via www.nola.com “The indictment against Nagin includes six counts of bribery, one count of conspiracy, one count of money laundering, nine counts of deprivation of honest services through wire fraud and four counts of filing false tax returns.

Nagin will be issued a summons, which will require him to appear in federal court for an arraignment. At his arraignment, bond will be set; white-collar defendants are almost always allowed to remain free on bond before trial.

Nagin’s long-expected indictment came more than two and a half years after he left City Hall, his once sky-high popularity largely dissipated, and relocated to the Dallas area. A five-year statute of limitations on some of his alleged misdeeds was looming.”

Full story here…http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/…rt_maj-story-1

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Discussion9 Comments

  1. TruDat says:

    Not surprised, all politicians are “crooks” and “liars”. Move along folks, nothing to see here. SMH

    One Love

  2. BzB says:

    no such thing as a straight politician. that’s just the way it is. getting your hands dirty is part of the initiation.

  3. S.W.ATL MADE says:

    No surprise all politicians can be accused of that he just pissed somebody white off.

  4. Je1 says:

    Black mayors are cursed.

  5. Dam, first Kwame now Nagin. They all doing favors and taking bribes, but the black politicians got to keep they ship in extra extra order.

  6. bloggettee says:

    Rod Blagojevich white(ish) BUT he got caught in the same caper …

    Gubment is where it’s at IF you want to get rich quick …

    Just make sure to cover your tracks before OTHER greedy Gubment folks hunt down ur arse !

  7. BullnBearHP says:

    smh…

  8. S.W.ATL MADE says:

    Our old mayor 0f ATL BILL Campbell went to the Feds too after he basically told the good old boys in power of Georgia to go to hell and towards the last 2 years of his term he started doing only things that benefited the black neighborhoods…..reward fed time

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