Developer Gets 7 Years In Dallas Bribery Scheme

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT) -- A Texas developer was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday for his role in a bribery conspiracy over tax breaks and tax-free loans for low-cost housing projects, ending the city’s largest public corruption case.

Ronald Slovacek, 43, was sentenced in federal court Friday, along with co-conspirator Andrea L. Spencer, who was sentenced to two years' probation, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Dallas. The two were the last remaining defendants out of 14 charged in the scheme, which also involved the city's former mayor...
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