Federal grand jury indicts Ray NaginNew Orleans, La. – A federal grand jury has indicted former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin. Federal prosecutors had tried to reach a plea de…
Legal analyst Chick Foret: Nagin could be looking at 10-20 year sentence.WWL-TV
Ray Nagin, former New Orleans mayor, charged with taking bribes while in officeA federal grand jury charged former Mayor Ray Nagin Friday with 21 counts of bribery, conspiracy to deprive citizens of honest services, …
And the analysis and reaction started to come in.
More like Shocking RT @michaelroston: @daveweigel Times-Pic says Nagin is the 1st NO mayor ever charged with corruption… very surprising.Raymond Pritchett
“YOU GOTTA BE KIDDIN ME” #DaMayorinyourPocketSnake and Jakes NOLA
DuBos: Nagin’s second term was a complete abdication of his duty and a squandering of his opportunity to lead. (two posts)WWL-TV
Another black eye (running out of eyes) http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2013/01/former_mayor_ray_nagin_charged.htmlJP Morrell
WRONG! The city is positively gleeful RT @The_Gambit: #NAGINDICTMENT @MayorLandrieu: ““This is a sad day for the city of New Orleans. …”Deborah Cotton
http://NOLA.com story on Nagin indictment already has 1,000 Facebook likes! http://bit.ly/XjfTfMNaomi Martin TP
Ray Nagin indictment: social media reactionsA federal grand jury charged former Mayor Ray Nagin Friday with 21 counts of bribery, conspiracy to deprive citizens of honest services, …
RT @ChMaldonado: Here’s the indictment. http://pic.twitter.com/Ugf5cZUqGambit
There was no press conference by the new interim U.S. attorney.
RT @bmccarthyWWL: Interim US Atty Dana Boente will NOT be a holding a press conference today re: Nagin indictment. Office will issue press release soon.Tyler Bridges
And more details emerged.
The federal indictment accuses #Nagin of accepting more than $160,000 in bribes.Chris Finch
“Businessman A” allegedly paid 3rd party to cover private jet, limo for Nagin trip to NYC, in exchange for tax penalty waiver.Gordon Russell
We were reminded that Nagin had said his entry into politics was originally a business decision.
Greatest Nagin quote of all time “Politics in New Orleans is the dominant industry, so I decided to get in,” http://www.nola.com/news/index.ssf/2009/06/nagin_discusses_katrina_life_i.htmlskooks
RT @skooks: A look back at Ray Nagin by @moseleylensnola http://thelensnola.org/2012/02/23/nagin-probe-invites-a-look-backKaren DaltonBeninato
Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...
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