RICHARDSON (CBSDFW.COM) – Former Mayor of Richardson Laura Jordan and a developer are facing a multi-count indictment on various federal charges including bribery and honest services wire fraud.
Jordan’s name is redacted in the indictment, but it says the mayor in question was in office between May 2013-April 2015.READ MORE: Mesquite Officer Dies After Shooting Outside Grocery Store
Records show that’s when Jordan — formerly named Laura Gibbs Maczka — was in office.
Also charged is developer Mark Jordan, whose company wanted to build apartments near a neighborhood that opposed them.READ MORE: Officials React To Mesquite Officer Killed On Duty
The indictment says that in exchange for Jordan’s support of the developer’s project, he offered her and she accepted: monetary payments, payments to renovate her house, luxury hotel stays, flight upgrades, meals, a lucrative job, and intimate sexual contact.
When Jordan ran for mayor, she opposed building apartments, but later changed her mind.MORE NEWS: Fort Worth ISD Hopes To Hire Teachers 'On The Spot,' Offering Huge Incentives
She is now married to Mark Jordan.