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  Feds indict state Sen. Derrick Shepherd in money laundering scheme
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ContributorBrandonius Maximus 
Last EditedBrandonius Maximus  Apr 10, 2008 08:45pm
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MediaNewspaper - New Orleans Times-Picayune
News DateFriday, April 11, 2008 02:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionA federal grand jury indicted state Sen. Derrick Shepherd today after months investigating allegations that the Marrero Democrat laundered $141,000 for an unlicensed bond broker.

From his Poydras Street office, U.S. Attorney Jim Letten announced the 41-count indictment on charges of conspiracy to commit mail wire fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, participation in the business of insurance by a person previously convicted of a felony involving dishonesty, conspiracy to commit money laundering and money laundering.

Shepherd was charged with five counts in the indictment which also names the broker, Gwendolyn Joseph Mayo, James Zoucha and AA Communications Inc. and Capital Management Asset Group, Nevada corporations controlled by Moyo.
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