Case against Nagin spelled out in 21 counts

Advocate photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin took the stand Friday, February 7, 2014 at his federal corruption trial. Show caption
Advocate photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin took the stand Friday, February 7, 2014 at his federal corruption trial.

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was found guilty of 20 of 21 counts alleged by the federal government in his corruption case.

COUNT 1: GUILTY

Conspiracy to defraud the United States

Statutory maximum: 5 years

The heart of the case against Nagin. It alleges he and six

others conspired to deprive New Orleanians of his “honest

services” through a kickback scheme.

COUNT 2: GUILTY

Bribery

Statutory maximum: 10 years

Alleges Nagin accepted a $60,000 bribe from Rodney

Williams and his partners in Three Fold Consultants on Jan.

31, 2008.

COUNT 3: GUILTY

Bribery

Statutory maximum: 10 years

Alleges Nagin accepted a $2,250 bribe from Rodney

Williams on June 13, 2008.

COUNT 4: GUILTY

Bribery

Statutory maximum: 10 years

Alleges that Nagin accepted a bribe in the form of truckload

of granite from Frank Fradella on June 17, 2008.

COUNT 5: GUILTY

Bribery

Statutory maximum: 10 years

Alleges that Nagin accepted a $50,000 bribe from Frank

Fradella and Michael McGrath on June 23, 2008.

COUNT 6: GUILTY

Bribery

Statutory maximum: 10 years

Alleges that Nagin accepted a bribe in the form of truckload

of granite from Frank Fradella on Aug. 6, 2008.

COUNT 7: NOT GUILTY

Bribery

Statutory maximum: 10 years

Alleges that Nagin, through his sons, accepted a $10,000

payoff from Three Fold Consultants on July 21, 2009.

COUNT 8: GUILTY

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on July 20, 2010.

COUNT 9: GUILTY

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on Aug. 13, 2010.

COUNT 10: GUILTY

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on Sept. 3, 2010.

COUNT 11: GUILTY

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on Oct. 1, 2010.

COUNT 12: GUILTY

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on Nov. 1, 2010.

COUNT 13: GUILTY

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on Dec. 1, 2010.

COUNT 14: GUILT

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on Jan 3, 2011.

COUNT 15: GUILTY

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on Feb. 9, 2011.

COUNT 16: GUILTY

Wire fraud

Statutory maximum: 20 years

Alleges that Nagin received a fraudulent payment of $12,500

from Fradella on March 2, 2011.

COUNT 17: GUILTY

Money laundering conspiracy

Statutory maximum: 10 years

Alleges that Nagin “laundered” more than $10,000 that was

illegally derived.

COUNT 18: GUILTY

Filing false tax return

Statutory maximum: 3 years

Alleges that Nagin in 2005 knowingly underreported his

income by $84,382.

COUNT 19: GUILTY

Filing false tax return

Statutory maximum: 3 years

Alleges that Nagin in 2006 knowingly underreported his

income by $54,797.

COUNT 20: GUILTY

Filing false tax return

Statutory maximum: 3 years

Alleges that Nagin in 2007 knowingly underreported his

income by $29,108.

COUNT 21: GUILTY

Filing false tax return

Statutory maximum: 3 years

Alleges that Nagin in 2008 knowingly underreported his

income by $173,784.