Federal jurors found Former congressman William Jefferson, Louisiana Democrat, guilty of using his congressional office as a criminal enterprise to enrich himself, soliciting and accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to support his business ventures in Africa.
Jefferson, 62, faces up to 150 years in prison
This is also the man who Five days after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, on September 2, 2005, Rep. Jefferson allegedly used National Guard troops to check in on his home and collect belongings. By using the National Guard to visit his home and retrieve property -- at a time when the citizens of New Orleans had no such similar opportunities...
What are your thoughts this most recent corruption case? Are there any other current politicians you would like to see investigated? What for?
Are there any other current politicians you would like to see investigated?
Yes. All of them.
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