September 2004: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Washington Post Source Sep 9, 2006
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Sep 09, 2006 Businessman Gets 7 Years for Bribing Legislator
QUOTE: Louisville businessman Vernon L. Jackson was sentenced yesterday to seven years and three months in federal prison for bribing Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-La.) with more than $400,000 and company stock to promote his Kentucky firm's high-tech business ventures.
Washington Post Jun 17, 2006 Jefferson Loses Ways and Means Seat
QUOTE: The House officially expelled Rep. William J. Jefferson from a prestigious committee, ending a tug of war between the embattled Louisiana Democrat and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi that had become tinged with political and racial overtones... Also yesterday, a federal judge hinted he may find that the May 20 FBI raid on Jefferson's Capitol Hill office was constitutional.
Washington Post Jun 08, 2006 FBI Threatened to Pick Lock, Filing Says: Document Details Events Before Raid
QUOTE: FBI agents who raided the office of Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-La.) last month threatened to pick the lock on the door after the acting U.S. Capitol Police chief asked them to hold off until a congressional lawyer showed up, according to a document filed in U.S. District Court.
Washington Post May 22, 2006 FBI Says It Saw Jefferson Take Cash: Affidavit Details Sting on Lawmaker
QUOTE: FBI agents raided Jefferson's home...portrays him as a money-hungry man who freely solicited hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes, discussed payoffs to African officials, had a history of involvement in numerous bribery schemes and used his family to hide his interest in high-tech business ventures he promoted in Cameroon, Ghana and Nigeria.
Washington Post May 04, 2006 Businessman Pleads Guilty To Bribing Rep. Jefferson
QUOTE: Jackson is the second person to plead guilty to charges of bribing the eight-term Democrat to promote iGate's broadband technology ...in Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon.
Washington Post Aug 13, 2005 FBI Sting Targeted Louisiana Lawmaker
QUOTE: Investigators are looking into whether Jefferson illegally pocketed hundreds of thousands of dollars of an investor's money from business transactions during the sting, according to the sources who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the case.
Washington Post Jul 15, 2004 No Longer a Minor Matter: Using Underage Buyers, City Turns Up Heat on Illegal Liquor Sales to Teens
QUOTE: The teenager is part of an undercover operation involving the D.C. police and the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA), the city agency that is aggressively clamping down on businesses that peddle liquor to minors.
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