Ex NOLA Mayor Nagin Guilty on 20 Counts: Conspiracy, Bribery

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been found guilty on 20 of 21 corruption charges.  You can read a Partial list of the convictions below.   many of the convictions came from accepting bribes, luxurious vacations and other gifts in exchange for securing millions of dollars in city work projects while in office.  Many of these crimes occurred after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans.

Count 1: Conspiracy – Guilty

Ex New Orleans Mayor Nagin reveals his book, 'Katrina Secrets' on Comedy Central.  Seems he left out a few things,  Like Profiting from Hurricane Katrina

Ex New Orleans Mayor Nagin reveals his book, ‘Katrina Secrets’ on Comedy Central. Seems he left out a few things, Like Profiting from Hurricane Katrina

The charge: Creating, through a variety of bribes and kickbacks, “a scheme and artifice to defraud” the residents of New Orleans of his honest services as a public official. Many of the individual elements of this scheme make up the other 20 crimes with which Nagin was charged.
Maximum prison term: 5 years

Count 2: Bribery – Guilty
The charge: Accepting $60,000 from the three principals of Three Fold Consulting, an engineering firm, in exchange for special treatment.
Maximum prison term: 10 years

Count 3: Bribery – Guilty
The charge: Accepting a $2,500 bribe from Rodney Williams, a principal in Three Fold Consulting, in exchange for favorable treatment.
Maximum prison term: 10 years

Count 4: Bribery – Guilty
The charge: Accepting a shipment of granite from Frank Fradella’s company, Home Solutions, in exchange for favorable treatment.
Maximum prison term: 10 years

Count 5: Bribery – Guilty
The charge: Accepting a $50,000 bribe from Frank Fradella’s company, Home Solutions, in exchange for favorable treatment.
Maximum prison term: 10 years

Count 6: Bribery – Guilty
The charge: Accepting a second shipment of granite from Frank Fradella’s company, Home Solutions, in exchange for favorable treatment.
Maximum prison term: 10 years

Count 7: Bribery – Not Guilty
The charge: Accepting a $10,000 bribe arranged by Rodney Williams, a principal in Three Fold Consultants.
Maximum prison term: 10 years

Count 8: Wire Fraud – Guilty
The charge: Accepting, via interstate wire transfer, a $12,500 check from a company associated with Frank Fradella, ostensibly for consulting services after Nagin left office, but really a reward for favorable treatment.
Maximum prison term: 20 years

Count 9: Wire Fraud – Guilty
The charge: Accepting, via interstate wire transfer, a $12,500 check from a company associated with Frank Fradella, ostensibly for consulting services after Nagin left office, but really a reward for favorable treatment.
Maximum prison term: 20 years

Count 10: Wire Fraud – Guilty
The charge: Accepting, via interstate wire transfer, a $12,500 check from a company associated with Frank Fradella, ostensibly for consulting services after Nagin left office, but really a reward for favorable treatment.
Maximum prison term: 20 years

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