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William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Nobody: 2:02am On Jun 22, 2016
Meet US Congressman Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones[/b]

William Jennings Jefferson was born on March 14 1947. He was the US Congressman representing Louisiania's 2nd Congressional District.

[b]Party:
Democratic Party

Education:

B.A Southern University in Baton Rouge


J.D Harvard Law School

Married to Andra Jefferson with five daughters - Nailah Jefferson, Akilah Jefferson, Jamila, Jalila, and Jelani.

Charges:
He was convicted on a 13 count charge bordering on money laundering, bribery, and corruption. Of those convictions there was hard evidence that he gave Atiku Abubakar the then Vice President of Nigeria $500,000 to be able to secure a contract for American company iGate LLC, who had bribed him with $400,000 to secure contracts in Nigeria and Ghana, given his connections in those countries exchange for 10% shareholding in the company. Through secret FBI recordings, he estimated the company was going to make about $200 million a year after five years operations, giving him a $20million a year kickback from stocks in the company. The FBI found $90,000 cash hidden in his Freezer. The US. Attorney-General at a speech announcing his sentencing said "This ruling shows that America is a country of laws, that even a high ranking Congressman is not spared."

Jefferson was sentenced to 1year on each count with a total of 13 year sentence. He has currently served 7 years so far.

Meanwhile Atiku Abubukar his Nigerian counterpart, has gone on to build a University, enrich himself more, run for president, and even sponsor a current President to office. In summary, while Congressman Jefferson rots in jail for the late stages of his life, his counterpart in Nigeria, flies private jet, tweets to his numerous kids, and form "elderstatesman".


-CramJones

Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/14/us/politics/14jefferson.html?_r=0

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_J._Jefferson

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Dahkogrin007(m): 2:07am On Jun 22, 2016
The person dat gav bribe is in jail wyl d receiver ov d bribe is stil an hero in Nigeria










I knw Nigeria will be great one day.... But dat one day is just not in sight yet

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Dahkogrin007(m): 2:11am On Jun 22, 2016
And since dey had strong evidence ov bribery, I hop dey collected d bribe back frm Atiku














So am FTC and STC.......just giv me d award for bin FTC, am donating d award I get for STC to charity

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by whirlwind7(m): 3:31am On Jun 22, 2016
Oh, Africa.....the lost, dark continent where evil is rewarded and uprightness gets gang banged.

Look no further to search for the reasons why we are still this backward.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by chriskosherbal(m): 4:12am On Jun 22, 2016
Why can't we rise up to our responsibility as a nation, so that we can grow and develop as a nation.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by IamPatriotic(m): 4:19am On Jun 22, 2016
Things can't continue like these in Nigeria, it's either it changes for the better, or we go our separate ways, and that won't happen until we (Yoruba) want it to happen, and for now, we ain't convinced that Nigeria can't be refixed, until Buhari proves otherwise.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by dotG(m): 4:28am On Jun 22, 2016
This is the reason white people hate black skin...the black man is dubious and evil and can never be trusted...imagine the difference.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by blackpanda: 4:33am On Jun 22, 2016
Lol I was just waiting to hear how they will drag Buhari's name into this. Ndiara!

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Nashirushekoni(m): 5:20am On Jun 22, 2016
If I was allow to interfere I will tell them in Nigeria or African in general bribing and stealing is not a corruption in Jonathan voice

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Nobody: 5:29am On Jun 22, 2016
See his head like Nnamdi kanu's flat head. They will both rot in jail

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by M4gunners: 5:31am On Jun 22, 2016
His brother is busy witch hurting others. When we have a better case with evidence here. Atiku return our remaining yam.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by M4gunners: 5:36am On Jun 22, 2016
searchiing4love:
See his head like Nnamdi kanu's flat head. They will both rot in jail
Mr Man this thread is not talking about Nnamdi Kanu.We are talking about Atiku,the Yam eater.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by hucienda: 5:37am On Jun 22, 2016
Jefferson, US jail

Atiku, Nigeria ruling party chieftain

9ja, Africa! I hail una

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Nobody: 5:43am On Jun 22, 2016
OP Your head dey the right place. It's sad and frustrating that these people keep robbing the people blind with impunity and keep pointing fingers at the opposition.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by AlPeter: 6:26am On Jun 22, 2016
This should be the fight not the diversion fayose is creating. These folks were bold enough to pin point Atiku then let's go ahead and demand for his prosecution instead of running after an innocent woman.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by BossKratos: 6:30am On Jun 22, 2016
undecided

Always blacks?


Corruption from the diaspora!

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by mrvitalis(m): 6:30am On Jun 22, 2016
Yet Britain and America still pay homage to atiku

This is my new prayer now
Any politician that's has stolen from Nigeria...
... May they and their families never know peace till they return our money
.. May their children trained with such money never become useful to them and their families
.. May all business investment made with that money fail
May they experience trouble in their families that's money can't solve
. Be u in APC or PDP. ... As far as u stole the money knowingly. .. u sha know no peace


Like to say amen

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by WHOcarex: 6:52am On Jun 22, 2016
Before nko. If it were in Nigeria, it's the same you people that will be shouting witch-hunting, because its so so and so tribe, bla bla bla. Mtcheew!!!

Hypocrites!

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by brunofarad(m): 9:23am On Jun 22, 2016
Ok
Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Ritzy92(f): 9:23am On Jun 22, 2016
Too bad
Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by philfrey08: 9:24am On Jun 22, 2016
7years already?
Just some bribe to secure a contract?

This happens everyday in naija....even bribe to score A in school sef....

This US pple gat no chill mehn

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by emkoprospe(m): 9:24am On Jun 22, 2016
Noted
Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Dpharisee: 9:25am On Jun 22, 2016
dotG:
This is the reason white people hate black skin...the black man is dubious and evil and can never be trusted...imagine the difference.

The White man is more dubious and evil than the black man; it is whites who own Halliburton not Nigerians. It is the white man who will kill a million Iraqis to give them 'freedom and Democracy'. It is the white man who sponsors terrorists with furious bombings from the air to kill and behead hundreds of thousands of Africans in Libya including their leader Gaddafi to give them 'Freedom and Democracy' and then loot their foreign reserves, Gold and Oil resources (is that not dubious?)

The Panama tax haven is owned and operated by whites not blacks and David Cameron is not being prosecuted for benefiting from it; William Jefferson was jailed because he is a black American (not white), the real owners of Halliburton including Dick Cheney former US Vice President are not in jail.

The black man is still an infant when it comes to being dubious and evil.

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by FakeNEWSevryday: 9:25am On Jun 22, 2016
Hmmm
Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by januzaj(m): 9:26am On Jun 22, 2016
People like Atiku should be in jail eating underdone beans..not moving around in private jet

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by knightsTempler: 9:26am On Jun 22, 2016
THE CROWN/HOUSE WHERE LIES, DECEIT AND ILLEGALITY REIGNS.

It is rather unfortunate that Nigeria and Nigerians have found themselves in a dire situation where they are being led by a family that is full of deception, while pretending to be one with integrity. What a home.

If the husband is not lying about how they are borrowing N27m to buy nomination forms when the wife is donating N300m to charity, the daughter is living a flashy lifestyle in the UK. If the husband is not lying that he is worth only 150 cows and a house in Kaduna, the wife is wearing a N10m wristwatch that she claimed was a gift. If the husband is not lying that he completed his secondary school certificate, while hiring 21 lawyers to appear in court on his behalf when asked to provide same, the wife is claiming it is another Aisha Buhari that was an accomplice in a $170m money laundering. How do we cope with such a family as a Nigerian first family?

The level of dumbness and urgent response to defend their lies is another subject of concern. When the husband is not asking for the school to quickly release a fake WACE certificate in 2015 with a 73 year old man's picture as that which was obtained in 1962, the wife is generating a fake passport issued in 2012 to replace that of an Aisha Buhari that was involved in money laundering in 2006.

The level at which their folly is expressed in an attempt to fool Nigerians is legendary. To think that the International Passport of a pseudo Aisha Buhari appeared online 4 hours ago today only after the court judgement indicting the wife was made public is marvelous. In their little deceptive brains, they have ones again successfully decieved Nigerians.

Yet unfortunately, these are the bunch of unintelligent criminals we have to deal with for another 3 years as the Nigerian first family. Nothing, not even one thing has appears intelligent or straightforward from these people. And interstingly, we have a conglomerate of clowns online that actually believe in them. What a world...

Even the passport of the psuedo Aisha Buhari has a scarf on.....Scarfs are not allowed for international passports... Her two ears are covered which is not supposed to be

How on earth would these clowns not even learn how to do one thing right..even when lying...

LIVING A LIE MIGHT JUST BE A LIFESTYLE.
~Donald Ekpo

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Nobody: 9:26am On Jun 22, 2016
And our President Buhari claims he is fighting corruption while he dines with ATIKU... And nyashes Aisha... We are doomed

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Nobody: 9:27am On Jun 22, 2016
and the bribe receiver is still driving freely in bullet proof cars with police excorts

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Rose2014: 9:27am On Jun 22, 2016
WHOcarex:
Before nko. If it were in Nigeria, it's the same you people that will be shouting witch-hunting, because its so so and so tribe, bla bla bla. Mtcheew!!!

Hypocrites!

But notherners are saints na grin

MusaIbrahim1:
And our President Buhari claims he is fighting corruption while he dines with ATIKU... And nyashes Aisha... We are doomed

Even Abacha never stole grin

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by philfrey08: 9:27am On Jun 22, 2016
IamPatriotic:
Things can't continue like these in Nigeria, it's either it changes for the better, or we go our separate ways, and that won't happen until we (Yoruba) want it to happen, and for now, we ain't convinced that Nigeria can't be refixed, until Buhari proves otherwise.

i dont understand what "yoruba" has to do with decisions pertaining Nigeria's unity or division....

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Re: William-Jennings Jefferson Jailed For Bribing Atiku - Cramjones by Drsheddy(m): 9:28am On Jun 22, 2016
Ls

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