Ex-Judge's Alleged Accomplice Nabbed For Wire Fraud

Law360, New York (April 5, 2011, 1:14 PM EDT) -- FBI agents on Thursday arrested a man accused of helping a former Texas judge run a racketeering scheme, the same day the ex-judge entered a guilty plea for allegedly accepting bribes from attorneys and others in return for favorable treatment.

In a criminal complaint filed March 30 and unsealed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, prosecutors allege that San Benito, Texas, resident Jose Manuel Longoria, 52, committed honest services wire fraud in 2008 as part of a bribery scheme involving...
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