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4th Cir.: Corrupt city councilman’s bribery convictions stand (access required)

Evidence was sufficient to convict a former Norfolk city councilman who had been involved in numerous quid pro quo relationships with local developers for many years. The district court also did not err in declining to grant a new trial. Background In 2002, Appellant Anthony Burfoot was elected to the Norfolk City Council. Around the same time, ...