Wednesday, October 12, 2005

BellSouth Lobbyist Enters Plea

The Miami Herald reports here of the plea agreement reached for a BellSouth lobbyist, Eliseo ''Tito'' Riera-Gomez  .  Pleading to a misdemeanor charge of "making an illegal corporate contribution to former Miami-Dade County Mayor Alex Penelas' U.S. Senate campaign," he faces up to one year in jail. The plea agreement has the government dismissing felony charges.  Representing the accused with respect to this plea was former president of the NACDL, Neal Sonnett.

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