TITLE

Louisiana Purchase

AUTHOR(S)
Berry, Jason
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Washington Monthly;Apr2008, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the political downfall of nine-time U.S. Representative William J. Jefferson of the 2nd District of Louisiana. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents raided his New Orleans home and found $90,000 in cash, sheathed in tinfoil and stored in his freezer. Despite Jefferson's insistence that he had an honorable explanation for his frozen cash, the Justice Department had a simpler account for the provenance of the money, bribery.
ACCESSION #
31891009

 

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