Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Lobbyist found guilty in Corruption Case

Cecelia Grimes, a registered lobbyist in Pa., pleaded guilty of destroying evidence before U.S. District Court Judge Henry H. Kennedy Jr., in U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia.

"Grimes was listed in lobbying records as president of two firms, Grimes and Young Inc., and CC Nexus LLC, both based in Pennsylvania. Grimes and Young was a joint venture with Cynthia Young, daughter-in-law of Rep. Bill Young (R-Fla), former chairman of the House Appropriations Committee."

At sentencing, Grimes faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000
. http://www.citizensforethics.org/node/33571

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