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Breaking: Ray Nagin sentenced

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, 58, is expected to report to Oakdale Federal Detention Center on Sept. 8, 2014, to serve a 10-year sentence.

He appeared before U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, to receive his fate following a conviction on Feb. 12, 2014, for accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars, free vacations and even free granite for his family business from businessmen who wanted work from the city or sought Nagin’s support for various projects. Nagin was found guilty of 20 of 21 charges including: one count of conspiracy, six counts of bribery, nine counts of wire fraud, one count of money laundering and four counts of filing a false tax return.

Nagin served two terms at the mayor of New Orleans, from May 6, 2002 to May 3, 2010.

His wife Seletha was by his side in the courtroom.


  1. cupcakesugar on July 9, 2014 at 5:45 pm

    this is sad , how and when did he become so thirsty , he reminds me of oppollo they could be brothers , two light skin brolther in a hell of a lot of sh..t .. an both of them leave a family behind , ms nagin may not be vamp by the time 10 years are over cause this is ray n first time in trouble but phedra need to be gone , she is a fool for spend her life on man who care not at all bout her or her kids . he had plenty of money and opportunity to do better , he could have opened up a funeral home and made plenty of money noooo he choose to steal!!

  2. celinadlittle on July 10, 2014 at 8:16 am

    just before I looked at the receipt ov $8130 , I
    didn’t believe that my sister woz like actualy bringing in money part-time from
    there pretty old laptop. . there aunts neighbour has been doing this 4 only
    about 22 months and at present repayed the mortgage on their appartment and
    bought themselves a Chrysler . see here C­a­s­h­f­i­g­.­C­O­M­

  3. butterbeansuga on July 17, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    get the vasaline packed in your luggage you and apollo in for a ride