Monday, August 13, 2007

All for 18 Thousand Dollars

Reuters and The Times Picayune report that Councilman Oliver Thomas of New Orleans pleaded guilty to bribery for his receipt of approximately 18 thousand dollars.  He also resigned his political position. It was reported that he has agreed to assist prosecutors in the ongoing investigation. This is likely to assist him when it comes time for sentencing.

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