Ex-Mayor Gets 22 Years In La. Bribery Case

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 6:11 PM EDT) -- George L. Grace, the former mayor of St. Gabriel, La., was sentenced Monday to 22 years in prison and ordered to pay $22,000 in restitution on charges he took bribes in exchange for federal and city government contracts.

Grace was also ordered to serve one year of supervised release after his sentence and to pay a $50,000 fine, according to Don Cazayoux, the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Grace was indicted in September 2010 on allegations that he doled out contracts and manipulated...
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