Another Atty Charged With Bribing Former Texas Judge

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Wednesday announced that a personal injury lawyer had become the latest attorney to be indicted for bribing a Texas state judge who allegedly ran a racketeering enterprise out of a Brownsville, Texas, courthouse.

The Port Isabel, Texas, attorney, Ray Roman Marchan, was arrested by FBI agents Wednesday after a grand jury returned a seven-count indictment accusing him of paying at least $11,000 to former state judge Abel Corral Limas, U.S. Attorney Jose Angel Moreno said.

In exchange for the cash, paid throughout 2008,...
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