Former Plaquemines Parish Sheriff pleads guilty to corruption charges
Former Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Jiff Hingle, who resigned in early October, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court this morning to accepting two bribes from contractor Aaron Bennett ? CEO of Benetech ? in 2008, as well as conspiracy to commit mail fraud for falsely reporting more than $100,000 in campaign expenditures in 2009.
Hingle, who faces up to five years in prison for his crimes, accepted a plea deal with the U.S. Attorney's Office.? [ Read more ]
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