McGilbra pleads guilty to federal charges in Houston

Monique McGilbra pleaded guilty in Cleveland last week to federal extortion and conspiracy charges.

Today, the former Brown Administration official pleaded guilty in Houston to additional charges:

A former Houston official entered a guiity plead Monday on federal bribery charges.

Monique McGilbra was the former director of Houston's Building Services under Mayor Lee Brown.

McGilbra has admitted to accepting meals, champagne, ski vacations and Neiman Marcus gift certificates while dealing with companies competing for contracts with the city.

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Mayor Brown's Chief of Staff also pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in a separate case.

Authorities say the investigation into corruption at City Hall continues.

RELATED COVERAGE: Chronicle, Associated Press.

Posted by Kevin Whited @ 05/16/05 09:51 PM | Print |

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