Ex-Jackson County Executive Gets Probation

1 decade 2 years 3 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
Bill Waris must also pay a $2000 fine under the sentence imposed on Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey. Waris is a lobbyist for Jackson County and its top official, county executive Katheryn Shields. That's the same job that Waris held from 1983 to 1991. Waris pleaded guilty in July to lying to FBI agents during an interview in March of 2004. The interview was part of a larger investigation of alleged bribery within county government.

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