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Ex New Orleans Mayor Guilty of Corruption

Ex New Orleans Mayor Guilty of Corruption

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal jury has convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office.

The jury on Wednesday convicted Nagin of 20 of 21 counts against him.

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