El Paso Judge Convicted For Demanding Bribes and Sex and Lying to a Fed Agent

el paso map istockBy Allan Lengel

A federal jury on Thursday found a Texas state judge guilty of accepting more than $5,000 and asking for sexual favors from women to help with a case, the Associated Press reported.

State District Judge Manuel Barraza of El Paso was convicted of wire fraud and lying to a federal agent.

Sentencing is set for April. 28.

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