A federal corruption probe and a developer charged with bribing
a county commissioner, who already resigned, admitting it;
all that plus drug dealing, nepotism, perjury, cronyism, and at
least one prison term,
in Gwinnett County.
This AJC story has a quote by VSU alumnus and current ADS rep.
David Wickert wrote for the AJC 8 September 2012,
Widening probe stains Gwinnett reputation,
New details of a federal investigation paint a troubling picture of
corruption deeply embedded in Gwinnett County—allegations that
may undermine the county’s previously sterling reputation as an
Bribery allegations have now embroiled two county commissioners, a
planning commissioner and a zoning board member….
One of Lasseter’s first acts upon taking office in January 2009 was
to appoint Gary — a longtime friend — to the
Municipal-Gwinnett County Planning Commission, which would pass
judgment on his development plans, including the waste transfer
station off Winder Highway.
More dominoes in the federal corruption probe began falling last
week, when Continue reading