Former Abramoff associate found guilty on five of eight counts
former tribal lobbyist Kevin Ring appeared at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on June 22, 2005. Photo Indianz.Com A federal jury found Kevin Ring, an associate of convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, guilty on five of eight counts in his corruption trial.

Ring was convicted on charges of conspiracy, fraud and illegal gratuities. He showered gifts on Congressional aides and Bush administration officials to influence them into taking actions to benefit his tribal clients, including the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

So far, 19 people have been convicted in connection with the Abramoff scandal.

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Ring guilty on five counts in Abramoff bribery case (The Washington Post 11/16)

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