DOJ: Crooked Congressman Reports to Prison

From a U.S. Department of Justice press release:

"On March 1, 2007, at approximately 10:22 A.M., Robert W. Ney, Register Number 28882-016, surrendered to the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) at Morgantown, West Virginia, for service of his federal sentence.  He was sentenced in United States District Court, District of Columbia, to a 30-month sentence for Conspiracy and False Statements.  FCI Morgantown is a minimum security level institution with approximately 1300 inmates.  It is located three miles south of Morgantown near the West Virginia/Southwest Pennsylvania border."

Ney is the only lawmaker to be convicted in connection to the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal.  For more of the Blotter's coverage of the Abramoff scandal, click here.

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