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Feds gain guilty plea from prison consultant in Epps scandal; 2nd pleads innocent

By MBJ Staff Sam Waggoner, 61, a Carthage businessman and corrections consultant, pleaded guilty Friday afternoon to charges of paying bribes and kickbacks to former Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner Christopher B. Epps in exchange for receiving contracts involving the MDOC and its operations. Waggoner’s made his plea before U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate. He agreed to forfeit $200,000 in ...

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