South Texas Judge Charged With Accepting Bribes for Favorable Rulings
The criminal complaint filed against Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado claims the FBI worked with an unnamed lawyer, who confessed he had a history of bribing the judge.
The FBI has charged a South Texas judge with accepting bribes after a lawyer working as a confidential informant helped agents record the jurist allegedly accepting $6,000 in cash in exchange for favorable rulings.
Federal agents arrested 93rd State District Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Delgado of Edinburg on Feb. 2. Delgado was charged with “bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds,” and released on $100,000 bond. The criminal complaint filed against Delgado alleges the FBI worked with an unnamed lawyer, who confessed he had a history dating back to 2008 of bribing Delgado.
The lawyer-turned-informant, listed in the complaint under the initials CHS, worked with the…
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