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Former New Orleans mayor guilty of graft in Katrina recovery

By Reuters | Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:02 AM
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(Adds date for sentencing hearing and U.S. attorney statement)

By Kathy Finn

NEW ORLEANS, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Former New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin was found guilty by a federal jury on Wednesday of accepting bribes and trading on the public trust during the critical years of rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city in 2005.

A jury of six men and six women convicted Nagin on 20 of...

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