AL lawmaker, lobbyist, healthcare CEO arrested by FBIRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Apr 02 2018 9:57 PM
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
Three men, including a current Alabama legislator, were arrested Monday in connection with a public corruption scheme.
Longtime Alabama Rep. Jack Williams, 60, former state GOP Chairman Marty Connors, 61, and Trina Healthcare CEO Ford Gilbert, 70, were arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The United States Postal Inspection Service investigated the case with the assistance of the FBI.
Williams and Connors were shackled as they appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles S. Coody Monday. Neither Williams nor Connors has a lawyer or entered a plea, but both indicated that they plan to hire counsel. Each is being released on bail.
Their arraignment hearing is set on April 18 at 1:30 p.m