Forsyth Councilmen Arrested by FBI in Court Next Week

9:26 AM, Mar 13, 2013   |    comments
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Two Forsyth councilmen arrested by the FBI on charges of public corruption is scheduled to be in court next week. 

According to a news release from the US Attorney's office, Desi Hansford and James Calloway allegedly solicited a $20,000 bribe from a company with a city contract.

Calloway allegedly told the company that the city council was considering giving the contract to another company unless they paid the $20,000.

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Both men were indicted Tuesday. Calloway has been a councilman for more than 20 years and Hansford six years.

Hansford was released on $10,000 unsecured bond and ordered to stay within Georgia. 

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