Former RI Mayor Convicted of Corruption Strikes Plea Deal

(NECN) - A Rhode Island ex-mayor convicted of corruption could be a free man after serving just half of his sentence.

Former Central Falls Mayor Charles Moreau has agreed to plead guilty to a new charge of accepting a bribe.

The deal comes after an appeals court decision threw his conviction into question.

Federal prosecutors recommended a sentence of time served. A judge now needs approve the deal.

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