Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin sentenced to 10 years in prison

By Reuters
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:26 EDT
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Then-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin is pictured on Oct. 15, 2009 at the University of New Orleans [AFP]
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Disgraced former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison on corruption charges.

A jury in February found Nagin guilty of charges that include bribery, wire fraud, conspiracy, money laundering and tax evasion, all in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

(Reporting by Kathy Finn, writing by Jonathan Kaminsky; Editing by Scott Malone)

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