DALLAS – Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway has pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges.
U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox said Caraway admitted in court Thursday morning to conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and tax evasion.
“Today is a day of both reckoning and reconciliation for the city of Dallas and its citizens. I am pleased to announce a major victory in the battle against public corruption,” she said
Between 2011 and 2017, Caraway allegedly accepted more than $450,000 in bribes and kickback payments from Robert Leonard, the president of the technology company Force Multiplier Solutions. In exchange, he promised to and voting in favor of a program to put the company’s stop-arm cameras on Dallas County Schools (DCS) school buses, according to court documents.
And yes, he is member of Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns. I already lost count how many have been arrested or had to quit for their “sterling” conduct.