Feds Indict Mississippi Biz Man and Local Politico In Bribery Scheme

Nothing says “I Love You” more than big paper bags full of money. Well the feds say that’s how the love was shown here down in the deep south in Greene County.

By WLOX-tv
GREENE COUNTY, Miss — A Greene County Supervisor and a Lucedale businessman are accused in a bribery scheme over Katrina debris removal contracts. District Three Supervisor Earnest Holder faces up to 15 years in prison following his indictment on federal charges of bribery and perjury. Thomas Allen Landon, the president and owner of Mid South Pipe, Inc. faces a one count of bribery and five counts of currency reporting violations.
U.S. Attorney Dunn Lampton says Landon’s company was awarded debris removal contracts by the George County Board of Supervisors and that Holder solicited and accepted bribes.
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