Kevin White Sentenced To 3 Years

Former county commissioner sent to federal prison

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former Hillsborough County commissioner has been sentenced to three years in prison on federal bribery and corruption charges.

A federal judge on Monday sentenced 47-year-old Kevin White to three years in prison, three years of supervised release and $7,500 in fines. A jury found White guilty in November of conspiracy, bribery, wire fraud and lying to the FBI.

Prosecutors say White conspired to accept $8,000 in bribes and a luxury SUV in exchange for helping three prospective wrecker company operators win certificates from a county transportation commission that he chaired.

White, a Democrat, is a former Tampa city councilman who served one term on the county commission before he was defeated for re-election in 2010.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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