Thursday, December 2, 2010

Don't take pay to play

$400 and you've ruined your life.

It was originally more, apparently $5,860 more.  Still not much dinero for ruining your life.

SAHA supervisor gets probation for bribery
By Guillermo Contreras - Express-News

The last person to plead guilty in a recent corruption probe at the San Antonio Housing Authority was sentenced Wednesday to four years of probation.

Gabriel Roman Reyes, who was a maintenance supervisor for SAHA, pleaded guilty on a felony charge of accepting $400 from a contractor just before his August trial was to begin. He initially was indicted on 23 counts of taking bribes totaling $5,860, but the government agreed to dismiss the remaining charges.

He faced 18 to 24 months in prison, but prosecutors filed a motion seeking leniency.

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