Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor — including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Federal prosecutors asked Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price to meet with them on Wednesday to discuss allegations of corruption, but that meeting was then canceled.
Oral arguments have begun before the highest Texas criminal court to determine if the conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay will be reinstated.
A UTA professor has been suspended with pay after being accused of money laundering.
A federal jury convicted Caleb Deason, 34, Wednesday on an indictment charging one count each of wire fraud and money laundering.
A Dallas-area loan officer has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison and must repay nearly $1.8 million in a mortgage fraud and laundering scam.
A federal judge is giving his approval to a settlement of fraud charges against MoneyGram International Inc., including a $100 million victim compensation fund.
The attorney for Dapheny Fain, embattled County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s associate, said he believes she’ll soon be indicted on federal charges.
For the first time in memory, officials in the Dallas County Commissioners Court restricted public access to commissioners between the end of the open session and the beginning of executive session.
Federal court records unsealed Thursday show that last year the FBI seized $229,590 from a safe in Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s home. The cash, most of it in $100 bills and bundled in bank sacks, is alleged to be the proceeds of money laundering and bankruptcy fraud.
A North Texas jury has found a state district judge guilty of accepting a bribe that boosted her 2008 election bid in exchange for future favorable rulings in her court.
Judge Suzanne Wooten faces felony charges of engaging in organized criminal activity, money laundering, bribery and tampering with a government record.