Prosecutors Go After Ex-Fla. Port Official's Wallet

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 5:42 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors in a case against a former Jacksonville, Fla., port official accused of taking bribes moved for an order of forteiture Tuesday, seeking approval to seize $143,500 if they get a conviction on any of the indictment's 44 counts.

Tony DeVaughan Nelson, a former board member for the Jacksonville Port Authority, or Jaxport, was indicted in January 2010 and charged in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida with 44 felony counts of conspiracy, mail fraud, bribery and money laundering.

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