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Birmingham’s Biggest Crooks: Gary White


In August, we’re celebrating Birmingham’s Biggest Crooks, whether they be liars, thieves, extortionists, swindlers or thugs. Running daily until Birmingham mayor Larry Langford’s Aug. 31 federal trial. Thanks to Bhamwiki for helping with this project.

Gary White

Gary WhitePositions held: Jefferson County commissioner. Also became Golden Rule Bar-B-Q manager.

Wanted for: bribery and conspiracy related to the $3 billion sewer debacle

Date of conviction: Jan. 10, 2008

Sentence: He faces up to 85 years in prison and $2.25 million in fines, but was awarded a new trial prior to sentencing.

Criminally fun fact: He took up to $4,000 in bribes in hundred-dollar bills.

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4 Yips for “Birmingham’s Biggest Crooks: Gary White”

  1. Jen
    Saturday, August 1, 2009, 10:49 pm

    I can’t wait to collect them all!

  2. Wade
    Sunday, August 2, 2009, 10:28 pm

    Your holding cell ain’t big enough!

  3. Dusty
    Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 4:45 pm

    But he could make a mean chopped pork sammich.

  4. Wade
    Tuesday, August 4, 2009, 9:31 pm

    Guess he can serve his fellow inmates in the chow line.

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