Monday, May 22, 2006

Democrat Caught on Tape taking Bribes

H/T Stop The ACLU - A Must Read!!!

You have to check this out - Rep. William Jefferson (D-La) caught red handed.

WASHINGTON — A congressman under investigation for bribery was caught on videotape accepting $100,000 in $100 bills from an FBI informant whose conversations with the lawmaker also were recorded, according to a court document released Sunday. Agents later found the cash hidden in his freezer.

Jefferson thinks it is funny......

At one audiotaped meeting, Rep. William Jefferson, D-La., chuckles about writing in code to keep secret what the government contends was his corrupt role in getting his children a cut of a communications company's deal for work in Africa

One more quote here......

As Jefferson and the informant passed notes about what percentage the lawmaker's family might receive, the congressman "began laughing and said, 'All these damn notes we're writing to each other as if we're talking, as if the FBI is watching,"' according to the affidavit.
Jefferson, who represents New Orleans, has not been charged and denies any wrongdoing. Oh the story gets deeper- [read more]

Give me break....Denies any wrongdoing? huh? Be sure to check out Stop the ACLU take on this.
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