An Ol’ Broad’s Ramblings

May 29, 2007

I’m Shocked!

Filed under: Crime, Stupid Criminals — olbroad @ 4:58

McGee faces extortion, bribery charges

Milwaukee Ald. Michael McGee is accused of shaking down businesses in his district for bribes in exchange for his help in getting or keeping liquor licenses and other favors through his role as an elected official, according to a federal criminal complaint released today.


In state court, McGee was arrested on suspicion of substantial battery/intend bodily harm, party to a crime; substantial battery-intend bodily harm and conspiracy.

McGee, 37, faces up to 30 years in prison and a $500,000 in fines on the extortion and bribery charges. Officials indicated there could be more charges.

Just shocked, I tell ya!




  1. […] Ol’ Broad says, I’m Shocked! (I seen her tongue planted firmly in her […]

    Pingback by Badger Blogger » Blog Archive » Alderman Michael McGee arrested in Federal Case (UPDATES BELOW) — May 29, 2007 @ 8:36

  2. I’m seldom shocked that a public figure will sell out. It always amazes me that they will sell out for so little and risk so much.

    Comment by grumps — May 30, 2007 @ 11:40

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