Judge grants delay in Ray Nagin trial - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

Judge grants delay in Ray Nagin trial

Updated:

New Orleans, La. - A federal judge has granted a request by former New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin and prosecutors to have Nagin's federal corruption trial delayed until October 7.

Judge Helen Berrigan approved the request on Friday.

Nagin has pleaded not guilty to charges contained in a 21-count indictment that includes fraud, conspiracy, bribery, money laundering and filing false tax returns.

Nagin is accused of accepting bribes from city contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in work for the city.  The 24-page indictment names the contractors, all of whom pleaded guilty to various charges including giving Nagin money.

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 8 WVUE-TV
Louisiana Media Company, LLC.
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125

General Number: (504) 486-6161
News Tips: (504) 483-1503
News Room Fax: (504) 483-1543

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVUE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.