Judge Delays Ray Nagin’s Sentencing


nagin2-altNEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – A sentencing hearing for former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been delayed.

Nagin who was convicted in February on 20 counts, including bribery and fraud has a new sentencing date of July 2.  He was initially set to be sentenced June 11 on his 58th birthday.

This week, a judge also ordered Nagin to forfeit more than $501,000 as a result of his conviction.

Nagin is expected to received anywhere between 12 to 20 years in prison.


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