Ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin Charged With Corruption

He is accused of taking bribes over Katrina cleanup work

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Jan 18, 2013 3:46 PM CST

(Newser) – Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was indicted today 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. The charges against Democrat Nagin...   Read full story »

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