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Here’s The Scoop…Honest Services Fraud Charge…

‘PBC Commissioner McCarty resigns, plans to plead guilty to fraud’

‘The law makes it a crime to engage in behavior that denies taxpayers their honest services and uncompromised judgment of their elected officials. The failure to disclose a conflict of interest is often the basis for an honest services fraud charge.’

‘McCarty said in her letter that she accepted free and discounted hotel rooms and services, “rationalizing my actions as consideration among friends.”

She also said she failed to recuse herself from bond issues that benefited her husband’s employers and “through them both my husband and me.”‘,0,2664824.story

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