“Freezer Cash” Congressman Gets 13 Years

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Another one bites the dust, or the pie crust, as the case may be. This time, though, it’s a Democrat. From the BBC:

A former US congressman famously caught with $90,000 (£54,000) in cash in his freezer, has been sentenced to 13 years for bribery and money laundering.

William Jefferson, a Louisiana Democrat who served for nearly 20 years, was convicted in August of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.

The best part of the story? Dude hid the money in his freezer:

In August that year [2005], FBI agents found the money in his freezer, wrapped in foil and hidden in boxes of pie crust.

And so, this story clearly illustrates that both corruption AND stupidity extend both ways across the aisle. Stupid Republicrats.

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