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He says the allegations that White and Gray conspired together are “not true.” He’s filed motions for an acquittal or a new trial and says he plans to appeal the verdict. 11 Prosecutors have asserted that “Sam” is Sam Miller, Forest City Enterprises co-chairman and longtime patron of Mike White, and that Gray’s “’em” refers to politicians. “You said Nate Gray never asked you for help while in Cleveland,” says Dettelbach. They’re bending their long necks down and munching on grass. Jackson wouldn’t answer at first. A federal appeals court later reversed three of the convictions, though Gwin imposed the same sentence in 2008. But over the next seven days, prosecutors will gain a major victory in what appears to be their quest to find out whether ex-mayor White corrupted Cleveland City Hall. Chefs Bridget Thibeault, Bac Nguyen, Molly Pamela and Natasha Pogrebinsky share their recipes with us.
The administration often turned to Gray to help "take the pulse of the community" before major decisions, Huffman says. Steve Dettelbach, a tall federal prosecutor with tousled brown hair and a boyish face, stands before a jury. In late December 1999, the city of Cleveland paid the V Companies $172,000 for designing the car-rental facility across I-480 from Hopkins. *Including how the FBI's four-year investigation may lead to Mike White.
Though Gray, now divorced, lives with his girlfriend in Orange, wears Brooks Brothers suits with French cuffs and drives a BMW, Reed says he's still as comfortable meeting at a neighborhood soul food restaurant as he is drinking vodka-and-pineapples on West Sixth Street. 12305 ARLINGTON AVE
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Then, Onunwor says, he decided to get rid of East Cleveland’s city engineer. Jones' lawyer says the allegations are false; Jones and Gray are set to go on trial together. AT 216-659-0473 OR EMAIL US AT EDITOR@CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM, Black Women's Political Action Committee of greater Cleveland endorsements, including Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy, and Judges Wanda C. Jones, Ray Headen and Emanuella Jones-CLICK HERE TO TO READ THE ENDORSEMENTS AT CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM .... CLICK HERE TO TO READ THE ENDORSEMENTS AT KATHYWRAYCOLEMANONLINENEWSBLOG.COM, REELECT OHIO SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SHARON KENNEDY, CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE CAMPAIGN WEBSITE FOR JUSTICE SHARON KENNEDY, CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE FACEBOOK CAMPAIGN PAGE FOR JUSTICE SHARON KENNEDY, KEEP JUDGE WANDA C. JONES- CUYAHOGA COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, CLICK HERE FOR THE JUDGE WANDA C. JONES CAMPAIGN ON FACEBOOK, Pictured are Nate Gray (wearing shirt and no tie), former Cleveland mayor Michael R. White (wearing suspenders), and former East Cleveland mayor Emmanuel Onunwor (wearing gold tie), Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog. Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog. I drive into town, find a pay phone, and call White. People were paying him to get access to the mayor.".
“Gilbert, how’d I go from being the mayor’s right-hand man to being a groupie?” Gray laments.
Put me on retainer.’ ”, It’s a common problem for leaders who come from poor or working-class backgrounds, as White did, the ex-aide argues.
1 Tone it down, jurors told Dettelbach after the first trial. The FBI also named Tyler as a target of its Cleveland investigation, along with Mike White and Gray, in the leaked 2002 affidavits quoted in Scene and The Plain Dealer. The city name in the location address of the provider being identified. This webpage represents 1669088704 NPI record. White named Gray to the Northeast Ohio Sports Commission, the city's boxing commission, search committees for new police chiefs and a committee on reforming the Cleveland schools.
Charles Perkins, co-owner of Perk, declined to comment. Once, when Gray was in Houston on business, Spellman introduced him to McGilbra.
“Ricardo, please don’t do it,” Gray says. Many people doing business with the White Administration paid Nate Gray to consult for them, says Cuyahoga County Treasurer James Rokakis. It was also a chance to see and hear Gray in action on a hidden camera and tapped phones, to learn how he really made deals and talked with his friends when they thought no one was listening. I drive south into beautiful, hilly country.
White has not been named in any public court documents.
Then he adds something he’s never said before. Nate Gray, a political consultant with close ties to Cleveland’s ex-Mayor Michael White, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of bribing public officials. A "Nate Gray" gave $500 to Mayor Bill White's campaign in December.
Prosecutors said at Gray's trial that the bribery of contractors was in exchange for lucrative contracts for them, a corruption-scheme, said prosecutors, that went on for some 14 years, Gray even pocketing a great deal of the monies for himself. 10 Observers were mystified that Jones pleaded guilty and resigned from City Council, even though he avoided jail. “In my meetings with Mr. Gray, he spoke to me many times about finding work for Ralph Tyler Cos.,”9 Onunwor tells the jury. (First and last names are required for initial applications.) He didn’t comment for my June article, but maybe he’ll talk if I knock on his door. The prosecution plays Onunwor and Gray’s old conversations, secretly recorded with wiretaps and bugs.
Cleveland native Steven Dettelbach has been recommended by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) for the position of U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. They sound like a couple from hell.
They won $54 million, $30 million, $21 million and $20 million, respectively, in city work during that time.
She saw multiple bidders on some airport projects list Choice as its subcontractor. The new mayor went by Gray’s office, needing money, and Gray attached a condition.
A jury found him guilty of overseeing a scheme for 14 years in which he was paid by private companies, then bribed politicians in return for those companies getting lucrative public contracts in Cleveland, East Cleveland, Houston and New Orleans. “[We asked,] ‘Do we need a consultant to help get access to politicians?’ Because we were new in town.”, Later that year, Joel says, he asked Gilbert Jackson, a vice president with CDM, why Nate Gray’s monthly invoice had jumped from $2,500 to $2,925. And this time, Dettelbach’s secret is out: The federal government suspects Onunwor, the ex-mayor of East Cleveland, may not be the only mayor Gray bought. In April, when Teamor pleaded guilty to conspiring with Gray to bribe Cleveland City Councilman Joe Jones, his plea agreement with prosecutors also asserted that he paid Gray kickbacks "in exchange for being included in various public contracts over which Gray had de facto control" and that Gray had used Cleveland's minority set-aside program to extort money from minority contractors. When White married his third wife, Tamera, in 1987, Gray was the best man. " But Zofcin's proposal already met the city's goal for minority participation. At least one more public official who has not yet been named is also under investigation. The U.S. Attorney's court briefs about Gray often put the word "consulting" in quotes. Gray was the best man at White's 1987 and 1998 weddings, and a mutual friend says they talked on the phone several times a day when White was mayor. Federal investigators are also looking at the massive renovation of Cleveland's aging water plants. No one really expects East Cleveland will get the money.
"Ricardo Teamor and Nate Gray came to visit me in my office one day," he says. Your support makes a difference.
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Williams' then-employer, Ralph Tyler Companies, is one of several companies with government contracts that paid Gray for consulting work, according to prosecutors.
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I go get gas, then try again. The request was unusual — prime contractors and minority subcontractors usually connect without any middlemen — but Allega sometimes listened to Gray's pitches. Its old offices are empty, its voice-mail box full.
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They talked on the phone several times a day.". "This has been going on since the early '90s. "He was just a lovely person, a dear sweet person, very jovial, a good spirit, kind-hearted," recalls fellow campaign worker Denise McCray. He was once the trusted friend and adviser of former Cleveland Mayor Michael R. White. The third was a report that listed those subcontractors: RMC, Chem-Ty Environmental, and Bradley Construction.
After that, says Allega, two other subcontractors told him "they did pay Nate Gray money, basically because he was a consultant who got them work on different public jobs.
Attorney Andrea Whitaker had asked the judge to grant full release saying Gray was a stellar prisoner and had heart and back problems, Gwin ruling that such claims do not merit early release. He never explained publicly. 20 So I’m in the hallway with Nate Gray, Gilbert Jackson and their relatives while the lawyers sift through exhibits.