Sunday, August 09, 2009

Culture of Corruption Update: William “Freezer” Jefferson

Convicted on 11 of 16 counts, a grab bag of money laundering, racketeering, conspiracy, attempted bribery, etc. etc. etc.

Jefferson certainly represents a curious mix of corruption and incompetence – really, keeping $90,000 in bribe money in your freezer? – and certainly deserves a nice long stretch in le Hotel Greybar.

More on Jefferson here, here, here, and here.