Atty Plans To Plead Guilty In Judicial Bribery Scandal

Law360, Houston (March 5, 2014, 11:08 PM EST) -- A defense attorney implicated in a judicial bribery scandal that led to the resignation of a Texas district court judge has entered into a plea deal over allegations that he arranged for payoffs in exchange for bond reductions for his clients, according to a Wednesday media report.

San Antonio-based lawyer Al Acevedo Jr. has entered into a deal with federal prosecutors stemming from accusations that he convinced former Bexar County District Court Judge Angus McGinty to reduce bonds for several defendants in exchange for car repairs,...
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