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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-19-09 07:51 PM
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FIVE Clay County Officials Arrested On Federal Charges = Changing E-Votes
Clay County Officials Arrested On Federal Charges
March 19, 2009 - http://www.lex18.com/Global/story.asp?S=10037216&nav=me...

Five Clay County officials, including the circuit court judge, the county clerk, and election officers were arrested Thursday after they were indicted on federal charges accusing them of using corrupt tactics to obtain political power and personal gain.

The 10-count indictment, unsealed Thursday, accused the defendants of a conspiracy from March 2002 until November 2006 that violated the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). RICO is a federal statute that prosecutors use to combat organized crime. The defendants were also indicted for extortion, mail fraud, obstruction of justice, conspiracy to injure voters' rights and conspiracy to commit voter
fraud.

According to the indictment, these alleged criminal actions affected the outcome of federal, local, and state primary and general elections in 2002, 2004, and 2006. The indictment accused the defendants of the following criminal actions: ................

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Blogged by Brad Friedman on 3/19/2009 4:59PM
KY Election Officials Arrested, Charged With 'Changing Votes at E-Voting Machines'
http://www.bradblog.com/?p=7001#more-7001
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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-19-09 07:52 PM
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1. Latest Breaking News discussion:
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Sanity Claws Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-19-09 08:18 PM
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2. wow!
I read the article but there was no mention of party affiliation. Do you know?
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L. Coyote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-19-09 09:30 PM
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3. "Clay County Democratic Party Chairman Charles Wayne Jones"
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Sanity Claws Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-19-09 09:43 PM
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4. I wonder if anyone here knows this guy
I'm going to check out the Kentucky state forum.
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