Ex-New Orleans mayor guilty in graft case

Posted: February 13, 2014 at 5:38 a.m.

Former Mayor Ray Nagin leaves federal court in New Orleans with his wife, Seletha, after his conviction Wednesday. Nagin is the city’s first mayor to be convicted of corruption, and could face up to 20 years in prison.

Former Mayor Ray Nagin of New Orleans was found guilty Wednesday of accepting payoffs for city contracts, becoming the first mayor in the city’s history to be charged and convicted of corruption.

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