BND: Major U.S. city Mayor caught in Storm over Katrina Fraud

[caption id="attachment_127" align="alignleft" width="223" caption="Brent Warr, Mayor of Gulfport, MS (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)"][/caption]

Gulfport, MS Mayor Brent Warr and his wife, Laura, indicted in brief hearing in Federal Court... they pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy, making fraudulent claims, making false statements, theft of public money, wire fraud and mail fraud. 16 count federal indictment carries some hefty penalties-- the Warrs face 210 years behind bars-- youzzah!

The Mayor and his bride were released on bond... they'll be back in court for trial set for April 6th.

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