Twin Brothers Sentenced in DC for Bribing Cops

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The Washington DC criminal defense lawyer for twin brothers from Northeast Washington has confirmed that the two men were sentenced to prison earlier this week after pleading guilty in October to bribery charges. Thirty-nine-year-olds Larry Moody and Garry Moody faced up to fifteen years in prison following an FBI sting operation at a Gallery Place Hooters restaurant in the spring of 2009.

Both men pled guilty to bribing a public official after they were filmed offering the $8,000 bribe, and Larry Moody pled guilty to an additional count, possession of heroin with intent to distribute near a school. The brothers attempted the bribe in order to avoid jail time for Larry Moody following his initial drug-related arrest in February of 2009. US District Court Judge Richard W. Roberts called Larry Moody a "hustler" and said he had been "pushing poison onto the streets." Roberts told the brothers they could "do better for [themselves] and [their] children," and he also said...

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