POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Prosecutors Accuse Embattled Rep. Jefferson Of Two More Schemes

Federal prosecutors on Friday accused Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-La.) of soliciting bribes in two alleged schemes that had not been previously disclosed.

The allegations, detailed in a seven-page document filed in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, will not result in new charges, prosecutors said, but they plan to present them during Jefferson's federal bribery trial as evidence of a pattern of intentional wrongdoing.

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