This past week was not a good one for former D.C. Council chairman and convicted felon Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown. First, a judge denied his request to be allowed to travel to North Carolina as a part of a college tour for District youngsters that he says he’s been a part of in past years. [...]
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Yibarek Syume, the mastermind behind the widespread D.C. taxi corruption case that brought down Ted Loza, the former chief of staff to Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham, was sentenced to 41 months in prison today.
Two co-conspirators, Berhane Leghesse and Amanuel Ghirmazion, were sentenced to 12 months and eight months, respectively. Earlier this week, Abdul Kamus, [...]
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Yitbarek Syume, the alleged mastermind behind a plot to increase his share of the D.C. taxicab market through cash gifts to Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham's former chief of staff, is now a semi-free man. Syume was recently released from jail and put under electronic monitoring pending sentencing set for the beginning of next year, [...]
Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham is mad. Washington Post reporters have recently taken to using the word "bribe" when describing $2,600 in cash Graham's former chief of staff tried to give Graham on behalf of an undercover FBI agent.
Graham says in a WaPo op-ed that it was nothing of the sort, and refers us to [...]
Last week, while several of his colleagues were fending off allegations of being crooks, thieves, and liars, Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham went on a peculiar kind of victory tour.
Prompted by newly released videos showing his former chief of staff Ted Loza taking $2,600 in cash to give to Graham, the councilmember went public with [...]