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Maryland Democrat State Senator Pleads Guilty To Federal Corruption Charges

Another Democrat politician has pleaded guilty to corruption charges, this time in Maryland. Nathaniel T. Oaks accepted thousands of dollars from an FBI agent posing as a developer. It’s the classic case of padding someone’s palms with cash for favors.

The Baltimore Sun reports:

Former Baltimore Sen. Nathaniel Oaks pleads guilty to corruption charges

Longtime Baltimore legislator Nathaniel T. Oaks pleaded guilty Thursday to federal corruption charges — just hours after the Democrat formally resigned his Senate seat in the Maryland General Assembly.

Oaks, 71, appeared in U.S. District Court in Baltimore with his lawyers for an hourlong hearing and admitted to a pair of felony fraud offenses.

Kathleen Gavin, the top federal corruption prosecutor in Maryland, recited a 17-page statement of facts describing how the former […]

 

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