Monday, March 8, 2010

Update: Former Mayor Of Birmingham, Alabama Sentenced To 15 Years For Bribery Scheme

Larry P. Langford, 63, the former mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, was sentenced today to 15 years in federal prison for taking some $235,000 in bribes in return for lucrative bond work. Langford, who was originally arrested in December 2008, was charged with bribery, conspiracy, money laundering and filing false tax returns. Two co-conspirators, William B. Blount, 56 and Albert W. LaPierre, 59, who admitted bribing Langford while he was president of the Jefferson County Commission were previously sentenced to a minimum four years in prison each.

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