Indictment lists bribes suspect accused of taking - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Indictment lists bribes suspect accused of taking

The indictment under which seven people, including four current Tennessee state lawmakers, were arrested lists payoff amounts in an alleged bribery scheme. The federal indictment issued in Memphis states Senator John Ford accepted 55-thousand dollars. The records show other payments of 95-hundred dollars to former Senator Roscoe Dixon and Barry Myers; 12-thousand dollars to Senator Ward Crutchfield and Hamilton County school board member Charles Love; eleven-thousand-500 dollars to Senator Kathryn Bowers and Myers; and 45-hundred dollars to Representative Chris Newton and Love.

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