Man who bribed William Jefferson talks about downfall

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Posted on July 29, 2012 at 3:55 PM

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One of the men involved in a bribery scheme with former Rep. William Jefferson spoke with NPR about his decisions that landed him behind bars.

Jackson said Jefferson used his power to make sure that his products were installed in "places (Jefferson) had influence in."

But Jackson didn't know the FBI was staging a sting operation on Jefferson, and he ended up pleading guilty on bribery charges.

After getting out of jail, Jackson turned to life as a pastor.

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