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Former NOLA Mayor Ray Nagin Indicted

Ray Nagin, the former mayor of New Orleans, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on corruption charges, including bribery, money laundering, wire fraud and filing false tax returns. The indictment is here.

Key players in the case are here.

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    It's Chinatown, Jake. (5.00 / 1) (#1)
    by jimakaPPJ on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 03:45:55 PM EST


    "Honest Services Wire Fraud?" (5.00 / 1) (#2)
    by Mr Natural on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 06:30:43 PM EST
    I'm wondering what would be considered dishonest services wire fraud.

    "Honest services fraud" refers (none / 0) (#4)
    by Peter G on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 02:55:59 PM EST
    to a definitional provision of the mail-and-wire fraud laws.  To save it from a powerful attack as being unconstitutionally vague, its reach was significantly restricted by the Supreme Court's giving it a narrow reading in Skilling v U.S. (2010).

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    He can join (none / 0) (#3)
    by jbindc on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 09:34:45 AM EST
    Kwame Kilpatrick, former mayor of Detroit.

    I find this very sad. (none / 0) (#5)
    by Peter G on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 02:56:48 PM EST
    Negin was a powerful spokesman for his City's needs after Katrina.

    details (none / 0) (#6)
    by casper232 on Fri Apr 11, 2014 at 07:04:45 AM EST
    There has been several cases that are registered in account of corruption charges, including bribery, money laundering, wire fraud and filing false tax returns. Its not always easy to deal with all these issues so particular set of people have to be nominated in each sector
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