Former New Orleans mayor Nagin charged with bribery, fraud
January 18th, 2013
02:43 PM ET

Former New Orleans mayor Nagin charged with bribery, fraud

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who captured the drama of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 with an "SOS" call to the nation, was indicted Friday on 21 federal corruption charges, including bribery, money laundering, fraud and filing false tax returns.

Nagin (pictured) allegedly defrauded the city through "a bribery and kickback scheme" in which he received checks, cash, wire transfers, personal services and free travel from businessmen seeking contracts and favorable treatment from the city, the 25-page federal indictment says.

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  1. chrissy

    My 11:56 and 11:57 posts were @ we know or usually known as Philip.

    January 19, 2013 at 1:03 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Willis

      and the daze of our lives continue......get a life morons

      January 19, 2013 at 4:22 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Not me @ 1:20.

    January 19, 2013 at 1:48 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Hans Blix

      Are you sure you know who YOU are?

      January 21, 2013 at 9:31 am | Report abuse |
  3. chrissy

    And NOT raven or BOMBO and most likely not dazzle, banasy, OR bobcat either. Having fun Jeffrey Roem you d~bag?

    January 19, 2013 at 2:01 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • Key

      who the heck is Jeffrey??? I got my soap opera headphones on today.

      January 19, 2013 at 4:20 pm | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    Those are examples of extreme dishonesty to justify stealing one's handle.
    "LURKER. Person who logs-on to a news blog and lurks for certain individuals. A married woman lurking for a man, for example."
    Or a man who is looking for a victim...er...woman to brainwash.
    THIEF: a man who steals shampoo and soap from his gym located in a nice hotel/spa.

    January 19, 2013 at 2:40 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      THIEF: one who illegally uses computers they are not enti tled to use. Even after being warned.

      January 19, 2013 at 2:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      THIEF: one who regularly steals employer time and resources to post inane comments about other people's behavior.

      January 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  5. banasy©

    Those are examples of perverting one's handle to justify getting out of being accused of hijacking. Guilty as charged, Philip.

    January 19, 2013 at 3:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Philip

    Get a clue, KR. All I did was post original nomenclature. She made it personal, as usual.

    January 19, 2013 at 5:01 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • banasy©

      And this, "Those are examples of perverting one’s handle to justify getting out of being accused of hijacking." is a furthe definition of your original nomenclature.
      Nothing remotely personal about it.

      January 19, 2013 at 6:15 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Philip

    Full name all over Facebook?
    Who is so ashamed of their own name?

    January 19, 2013 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  8. chrissy

    Ya know JR, if you would quite STEALING our names and posting garbage under them we wouldnt have to call YOU out by your full name. I personally dont care WHAT you wanta call yourself on here whether its little mister or Kenny Rogers, its JUST when you steal other BLOGGERS names such as mine, then i got a problem with it!

    January 19, 2013 at 5:29 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  9. banasy©

    How did I make anything personal, Philip?
    Do tell.

    January 19, 2013 at 6:02 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. Philip

    Posers have and always will be fake news bloggers.
    Exact copies of usernames have and always will be called hijackers. (not exact, no hijacking...as in everyone knows it wasn't you. It was bust me making fun of Banazis.
    Now Donna, if these odd-hour posts of mine don't get deleted after they post, and i assure you, in the past couple of weeks 85% of my posted comments get deleted now...hear me out and reply to what I say rather than who you think I am. You were wrong before and so could be wrong again. A couple of years ago, you called me your GTG for inside info. (go to guy) Perhaps you can wrap your mind around my next comment and reply in kind.

    January 20, 2013 at 4:24 am | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Mary

    More important, who will be federally charged once the "federal Reserve" is finally audited? This is peanuts comparably so.

    January 20, 2013 at 9:42 am | Report abuse | Reply
  12. chrissy

    Lol good one @ cnn delete the disclaimer but LEAVE the jacked posts. NOT ME @ 9:13 AND 9:38!!!

    January 20, 2013 at 12:06 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  13. chrissy

    Not dazzle not banasy not Mary not BOMBO either!!!

    January 20, 2013 at 12:08 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  14. chrissy

    Lol @ JR, took you 12 hours to come up with that?

    January 21, 2013 at 12:09 am | Report abuse | Reply
  15. ronvan

    GOOD COMMENTS, bad comments, stupid comments, and people who do not have the guts to use their own screen names!? Makes you wonder why we even bother with these posts!

    January 21, 2013 at 10:42 am | Report abuse | Reply
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