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Congressman’s Convictions Affirmed (access required)

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholds multiple fraud convictions of former Louisiana Congressman William J. Jefferson, with the exception of a wire fraud conviction that is vacated for improper venue. In August 2009, former Louisiana congressman William J. Jefferson was convicted in the Eastern District of Virginia of 11 offenses — including conspiracy, wire ...