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By Orrin G. Hatch
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Topic - Ray Nagin
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his conviction on bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges.
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.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been granted a delay in sentencing on federal corruption charges.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will have to pay the government more than $501,000 as a result of his conviction on bribery and other charges, a federal judge said Tuesday.
A federal judge says former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will have to forfeit more than $501,000 as a result of his conviction on bribery and other charges.
A federal judge has denied a request to dismiss charges against the former director of a nonprofit housing agency who's accused of taking kickbacks from contractors.
Criminal charges against the former director of a nonprofit housing agency in New Orleans should be dropped because of racially inflammatory remarks an ex-prosecutor made about her case on a newspaper's website, a defense lawyer argued in federal court Thursday.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is fighting federal prosecutors' efforts to seize more than a half-million dollars they say he should forfeit as a result of his conviction on federal corruption charges.
Federal prosecutors are trying to seize more than $500,000 from former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin following his February conviction on corruption charges.
A New Orleans businessman, who said he tried to bribe former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, and who pleaded guilty to bribing former Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Jiff Hingle in exchange for a contract, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.
A bit player in the corruption scheme that snagged two New Orleans City Hall technology chiefs, and ultimately former Mayor Ray Nagin, was sentenced Thursday to four months in federal prison and five months of house arrest.
It was July 2002 and Ray Nagin, the newly elected mayor of New Orleans, was discussing his administration's crackdown on corruption in the city's automobile inspection and taxi permit programs.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, best remembered for his impassioned pleas for help after the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina, was convicted Wednesday of accepting bribes in exchange for helping businessmen secure millions of dollars in city work, including after the devastating storm.
Jury finds ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin guilty of corruption, taking bribes while in office.
Nagin has recently declared he was broke and began soliciting donations to a legal defense fund.
"Very few people in that crowd are actually public housing residents," Mayor Ray Nagin said earlier. "They seem to be activists who have descended upon our city to make some point."