Ala. Mayor, Others Charged With Bond Fraud, Bribery

Law360, New York (December 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an indictment against the mayor of Birmingham, Ala., and two of his close friends, slapping the trio with 101 counts of fraud, bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and other charges stemming from millions of dollars in municipal bond deals.

The superseding indictment, filed Nov. 25 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and unsealed Dec. 1, adds almost ninety new charges to a previously sealed indictment filed in June 2008 against Mayor Larry P. Langford and...
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