Indictment sought for William “Cold Cash” Jefferson
Cross Posted from Hang Right Politics
Had this guy been a Republican you know that Nancy Pelosi would on the news every day demanding a congressional investigation… Since he is a Democrat though Pelosi and the rest of the Dem leadership has been strangely silent..
From CBS news
(CBS) Sources tell CBS News that authorities are seeking an indictment against Congressman William Jefferson, D-La., on more than a dozen counts involving public corruption.
Jefferson has been the subject of a ongoing probe in which FBI agents allegedly found more than $90,000 in cash in his freezer in August 2005.
Breitbart is reporting that a Federal Grand Jury handed down a 16 Count Indictment.
Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., was indicted Monday on federal charges of racketeering, soliciting bribes and money-laundering in a long- running bribery investigation into business deals he tried to broker in Africa.
The indictment handed up in federal court in Alexandria., Va., Monday is more than an inch thick and list 16 alleged violations of federal law that could keep Jefferson in prison for up to 200 years.