Ala. Politicians Arrested In Vote-Peddling Scheme

Law360, New York (October 4, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT) -- FBI agents have arrested eleven people in Alabama, including four state lawmakers, in a probe of an alleged scheme to buy and sell favorable votes on pro-gambling legislation in the state.

Alabama state Sens. Larry Means, James Preuitt, Quinton Ross Jr., Harri Anne Smith were hauled in on Monday — along with three lobbyists, two casino owners, a casino employee and a legislative staffer — and made their initial appearances before Magistrate Judge Terry F. Moorer in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of...
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