Texas Mayor Gets 3 Years For Bribery In Annexation Deal

Law360, Houston (June 28, 2013, 5:46 PM EDT) -- A former Dallas-area mayor was sentenced Friday to 33 months in federal prison for allegedly soliciting a $70,000 bribe from a real estate broker who wanted the city to annex a tract of land for development.

David E. Dorman, 66, the onetime mayor of Melissa, Texas, was sentenced on one count of mail fraud stemming from the illicit deal he struck with real estate broker John Christie, 65, to ensure the city would annex a 33-acre lot from the neighboring city of McKinney, so it could...
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