bribery http://news.stlpublicradio.org en City building inspector indicted on bribery charges http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-building-inspector-indicted-bribery-charges <p><em>Updated with comments for U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan and public safety director Eddie Roth.</em></p><p>The federal government is accusing a building inspector of the city of St. Louis for accepting bribes.</p><p>Anthony D. Davis was indicted on Wednesday. It was not made public until his arrest this morning.</p><p>The U.S. Attorney&#39;s office says Davis accepted more than $2,000 in cash payments in connection with his official duties, which include inspecting buildings and issuing permits. The two bribes allegedly occurred in July and August of last year.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 15:50:59 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4196 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City building inspector indicted on bribery charges Former Bridgeton officer guilty of bribery http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-bridgeton-officer-guilty-bribery <p>A former police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Bridgeton faces sentencing in July after pleading guilty to taking a $5,000 bribe.</p><p>The U.S. Attorney&#39;s office in St. Louis says 38-year-old Scott William Haenel of O&#39;Fallon also admitted obstructing a federal investigation in his guilty plea on Wednesday.</p><p>Federal authorities say a person cooperating with the FBI met several times with Haenel between November and January and paid him $5,000. In exchange, Haenel agreed to help conceal a money laundering scheme involving drug trafficking money.</p> Wed, 13 Apr 2011 17:00:45 +0000 The Associated Press 943 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Bridgeton officer guilty of bribery Sentencing handed down for former St. Louis liquor control officer http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sentencing-handed-down-former-st-louis-liquor-control-officer <p>In November 2010, James Allen Morgan, a former St. Louis city liquor control officer, <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kwmu/news.newsmain/article/1/0/1725781/St..Louis.Public.Radio.News/Former.city.liquor.control.">plead guilty to bribery charges</a>. Today, Morgan found out just how he&#39;ll be punished.</p><p>According to a Department of Justice press release, Morgan received the following sentence:</p><ul><li>Five months in prison</li><li>Five months home confinement</li><li>Two years of supervised release</li></ul><p>And what was Morgan&#39;s crime?</p> Wed, 02 Mar 2011 21:43:57 +0000 Kelsey Proud 639 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sentencing handed down for former St. Louis liquor control officer