The Magnet Tribune

Spotlight: Bribery charges should result in strong justice

Mauro Flores, Spotlight Columnist

October 25, 2018

Filed under Opinions

The fact that two elected officials fell for temptation and took bribes is just wrong. Corrupt people should not take part in any city or county position let alone have a part in city or county matters. I am glad that former Webb County Commissioner Jaime Canales and former member of Laredo City Council John “Johnny” Amaya pleaded guilty to bribery conspiracy charges in federal court. Canales accepted things of value including checks disguised as campaign contributions, personal loans, use of a Padre Island co...

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