07/11/2013 04:50 pm ET

Marion Barry Censured, Fined $13,600 For Accepting Gifts From Contractors


D.C. Council member Marion Barry has agreed to be censured and fined $13,600 for accepting gifts from city contractors, the District’s ethics board said Thursday.

The Board of Ethics and Government Accountability voted unanimously to approve a settlement at its monthly meeting following a two-month investigation into gifts he listed in a financial disclosure report.

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