Bribery Trial To Begin For Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin

Jan 27, 2014
Originally published on January 27, 2014 7:25 am

A high-stakes public corruption trial starts in New Orleans on Monday. Former Mayor Ray Nagin faces federal criminal charges in what prosecutors describe as a series of schemes to profit from his position. He's accused of taking more than $200,000 worth of bribes from businessmen who won lucrative city contracts when he was in office.