Former Rep. Jefferson Guilty on 11 Counts

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Former Rep. William “Dollar Bill” Jefferson (D-LA) has been found guilty on 11 out of 16 federal charges, WDSU reports.

Jefferson was found guilty of one count of racketeering, three counts of money laundering, two counts of soliciting bribes and two counts of conspiracy to solicit bribes, according to WDSU. Jefferson was found guilty of three of the six counts of depriving citizens of honest service by wire fraud.

He was found not guilty of one count of violating the foreign corrupt practices act and one count of obstruction of justice.

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