TITLE

Jefferson indicted for corruption

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Jonathan E.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hill;6/5/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 65, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Representative William Jefferson of the District of Louisana's indictment on 16 counts of corruption. According to reports, a federal grand jury has indicted Jefferson on corruption charges, which includes bribery, money laundering, obstructing justice, and violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The federal prosecutors also have demanded that Jefferson return $568,168 in bribes and more than 6 million shares that he accrued during his alleged crime spree.
ACCESSION #
25468146

 

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