Ex-Rep. Jefferson convicted of corruption

August 5, 2009

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (CNN) — Former U.S. Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA) was convicted Wednesday on 11 of the 16 corruption charges against him in a case that included the discovery of $90,000 in his freezer.

A federal court jury convicted Jefferson on four bribery counts, three counts of money laundering, three counts of […]