Friday, January 26, 2018
FRIDAY AFTERMATH: FORMER JACKSON COUNTY EXECUTIVE MIKE SANDERS PLEADS GUILTY IN FEDERAL COURT LOUD & CLEAR WHILST CALVIN WEEPS!!!
As the day concludes, faith in Kansas City Democracy has eroded even further in the aftermath of two power players admit to serious wrongdoing in Federal court.
Check the highlights . . .
"Sanders, 50, entered his plea in a loud and clear voice before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark.
The guilty plea Friday afternoon in federal court to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud related to inappropriate use of campaign donations. Investigators say Sanders funneled money back to himself in a scheme in which his chief of staff, Calvin Williford, pleaded guilty to Friday.
"It was also mentioned that Sanders and Williford took a trip to Las Vegas together using some of this money.
"Williford, 60, appeared upbeat and was smiling as he waited for the hearing to begin. After he entered his plea and the hearing concluded, he embraced family members in the courtroom and then began weeping audibly."
Check the links . . .
KCUR: Former Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud Charge
The Sentinel: Former “Rising star in Missouri’s Democratic Party” Mike Sanders to Plead Guilty to Corruption Charges
Fox4: Former Jackson County executive Mike Sanders pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud
You decide . . .