Lopez Guilty in Corruption Trial
POSTED: Monday, October 18, 2010 - 3:36pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 18, 2010 - 6:23pm
EL PASO - A guilty verdict tonight in a local corruption trial.
A jury convicted Ernie Lopez on two of 17 counts - conspiracy and making false statements.
Lopez was charged with embezzling millions of dollars from the feds while he helped run the National Center for the Employment of the Disabled.
Dozens of others are implicated, arrested or have copped plea in the ongoing FBI corruption investigation.