Sunday, April 22, 2012

‘Cold Cash’ Jefferson Headed for Slammer

Via What BUbba Knows

A former Democratic congressman will serve 13 years for taking bribes. The Associated Press reports:
A former Louisiana congressman convicted of taking bribes will have to begin serving a 13-year prison sentence within two weeks.

Democrat William Jefferson was convicted in 2009 but has been free on bond while appealing his case. The case drew headlines when FBI agents found $90,000 cash hidden in Jefferson’s freezer.