Ex-del­e­gate sen­tenced to 4 years in prison for cor­rup­tion

The Washington Times Daily - - METRO -

A for­mer state del­e­gate who pleaded guilty to fed­eral charges for tak­ing bribes has been sen­tenced to four years in prison.

The Wash­ing­ton Post re­ported that Wil­liam Al­berto Cam­pos-Es­co­bar, 43, was sen­tenced on con­spir­acy and bribery con­vic­tions on Wed­nes­day.

Pros­e­cu­tors said he ac­cepted roughly $50,000 in bribes and kick­backs in ex­change for of­fi­cial fa­vors ob­tain­ing gov­ern­ment money. He ac­cepted per­sonal pay­ments be­tween 2007 and 2014 from those who wanted ac­cess to $300,000 in county money, in­clud­ing grants to help non­prof­its.

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