Welcome! Login | Register
 

NEW: RI GOP Calls for “No Curveballs” from Speaker on Stadium—RI GOP Calls for "No Curveballs" from Speaker…

Russell Moore: Attack of the Anti-Education-Reformers—Russell Moore: Attack of the Anti-Education-Reformers

Newport Jazz Festival 2015: Friday Highlights—The 61st annual Newport Jazz Festival arrived at…

5 Live Music Musts - July 31, 2015—We’re at the peak of the summer music…

10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island This Weekend - July 31—10 Great Things To Do In Rhode Island…

Finneran: To Kill An American—You probably missed this item in the rush…

10 Great Things To Do In Newport This Weekend - July 31—10 Great Things To Do In Newport This…

Mandatory HPV Vaccinations for RI Students Blasted by Opponents—All Rhode Island 7th grade students will soon…

Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero—Federal Reserve Keeps Interest Rates Near Zero

10 “Don’t Miss” Acts at Newport Jazz—The 2015 Newport Jazz Festival begins Friday and…

 
 

NEW: Moreau Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

 

Three months after pleading guilty to corruption charges for awarding a no-bid contract to a longtime friend and political supporter in exchange for a discounted furnace, Charles Moreau has become the latest former Rhode Island elected official to head to federal prison.

Moreau, the former Mayor of Central Falls, was sentenced today to two years behind bars as well as a $25K fine and a total of 300 hours of community service for the three years following his release.

Moreau, who stepped down from his position in September, had sought a reduced sentence of 21 months but U.S. District Court Judge John J. McConnell declined, citing the former mayor’s betrayal of the public’s trust.

Moreau is scheduled to report to prison on March 4.
 

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
 
:)