Photo | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Photo detail

All four men are accused of paying former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps (pictured) $2,000 and promising him future bribes to secure his help in influencing sheriffs, especially those with regional jails overseen by the state. Epps was convicted of taking more than $1.4 million in bribes from private contractors and is serving a nearly 20-year federal prison sentence in Texas. File Photo by Trip Burns

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo Crime

Four Louisiana Men to Plead Guilty in Mississippi Bribe Scheme

Four Louisiana men say they'll plead guilty to charges that they tried to bribe a Mississippi sheriff with $2,000 in casino chips, seeking lucrative jail contracts.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

comments powered by Disqus