Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin charged with bribery, fraud

Jan 18, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: New York Post

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted Friday on charges that he used his office for personal gain, accepting payoffs, free trips and gratuities from contractors while the city was struggling to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

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Far Away

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Surprised? I'm not.
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Should be no surprise, another scumbag dumocratic politician Busted. Wonder how much of Katrinas Fema funds went into his pockets...

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I bet he ends up with a position in That Guy's cabinet.

Or maybe he can be Hurricane Czar.
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The federal indictment accuses Nagin of accepting more than $160,000 in bribes and truckloads of free granite for his family business in exchange for promoting the interests of a local businessman who secured millions of dollars in city contract work after the 2005 hurricane. The businessman, Frank Fradella, pleaded guilty in June to bribery conspiracy and securities-fraud charges and has been cooperating with federal authorities.

Nagin, 56, also is charged with accepting at least $60,000 in payoffs from another businessman, Rodney Williams, for his help in securing city contracts for architectural, engineering and management services work. Williams, who was president of Three Fold Consultants LLC, pleaded guilty Dec. 5 to a conspiracy charge.

GOOD.

The POS should die in prison.

It's a shame it took this long.

A crook is a crook is a crook.

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Wall Street Government wrote:
The federal indictment accuses Nagin of accepting more than $160,000 in bribes and truckloads of free granite for his family business in exchange for promoting the interests of a local businessman who secured millions of dollars in city contract work after the 2005 hurricane. The businessman, Frank Fradella, pleaded guilty in June to bribery conspiracy and securities-fraud charges and has been cooperating with federal authorities.
Nagin, 56, also is charged with accepting at least $60,000 in payoffs from another businessman, Rodney Williams, for his help in securing city contracts for architectural, engineering and management services work. Williams, who was president of Three Fold Consultants LLC, pleaded guilty Dec. 5 to a conspiracy charge.
GOOD.
The POS should die in prison.
It's a shame it took this long.
A crook is a crook is a crook.
Yep

Treasury to lose $12 billion on GM...
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au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Yep
Treasury to lose $12 billion on GM...
Taxpayers also suffered a $2.9 billion loss on the government’s investments in Chrysler, which exited the program in 2011. The company received a total of $12.5 billion in assistance through TARP’s auto programs.

TARP?

Who did that?

Poor teabagger.

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Wall Street Government wrote:
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Taxpayers also suffered a $2.9 billion loss on the government’s investments in Chrysler, which exited the program in 2011. The company received a total of $12.5 billion in assistance through TARP’s auto programs.
TARP?
Who did that?
Poor teabagger.
Who voted for it,(Obama) and spent half the money and then got to charge the deficite to Bush.

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Far Away wrote:
Surprised? I'm not.
Remember, without good, there can be no evil.
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When Katrina was going on my Grandfather said Nagin, and the Governor were both corrupt, and his Democrat friends said that was not true. Well, it is true, like all Democrats they love their kickbacks.

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Fast and Furious and Benghazi combined with this Ray Nagin fraud case would have sealed the deal… if only this had come out prior to the election… maybe, just maybe Romney could have won after bringing this up in the second debate after Obama told him,“Please; proceed”.
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au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Who voted for it,(Obama) and spent half the money and then got to charge the deficite to Bush.
FOX News Channel (FNC) has re-signed Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, announced Roger Ailes, Chairman & CEO. This new multi-year deal will extend through the 2016 presidential election.

In post-election coverage, Fox host Megyn Kelly confronted Rove on his dismissal of the Ohio results:“Is this the math you do as a Republican to make yourself feel better?

Poor Le Dimbulb, keep repeating that.

Your one step closer to taking Karl's place.

Le Dimbulb 2017, you just can't get any lower.

Perfect for FAUX.

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Sounds like Ol’ Ray got lessons from Jesse Jackson Jr, Blago, and the wife of Congcritter Conyers, who is currently in the slammer for, oddly enough, corruption and fraud!

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ACORNS strike again!!!!!!!
What a shitty bunch of people Obama brought to us.
It's pretty bad when the stinking FRENCH has more balls than Obama. Pretty f'ing bad.
5 more days to Hillary.
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Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin a black liberal Obama supporter?
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maddmaxx7 wrote:
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I've no doubt Bush made him do it.
These liberals will claim that
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the most corrupt politicians in our
federal government, and state are usually democrats.

Thats the facts

Obama/Obama voters and corruption go hand in hand
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Corrupt Democrats
Democrat corruption at its source, a list of corrupt Democrat politicians with photos where possible.
Read more at http://www.ranker.com/list/corrupt-democrats/...
DEM AND DEM PROUD OF IT

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Cat74 wrote:
When Katrina was going on my Grandfather said Nagin, and the Governor were both corrupt, and his Democrat friends said that was not true. Well, it is true, like all Democrats they love their kickbacks.
Maybe he hid his money in a Grand Cayman bank account. Oh wait, that was some else whose name escapes me...

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au contraire wrote:
<quoted text>Yep
Treasury to lose $12 billion on GM...
Initiated by George W Bush.....isn't that something?

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