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Conviction of Ex-Virginia Governor Highlights US Anti-Corruption Strategies

The corruption convictions of Virginia's former governor and his wife represent an aggressive strategy by the FBI and the Department of Justice to identify and punish official misconduct while in office. In a Richmond, Virginia, federal courtroom Thursday, Republican Robert McDonnell, 60, was convicted of 11 counts, including charges of conspiracy, bribery, and extortion. His wife, Maureen was found  guilty on nine of 14 charges. Improper actions The McDonnell case, which...

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