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Former Missouri County Executive and His Chief of Staff Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Campaign Contributions

Sep 21, 2018 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

A former elected county executive for Jackson County, Missouri and his chief of staff were sentenced to 27 months and six months in prison, respectively, for engaging in a scheme to steal campaign contributions, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Departments Criminal Division.

Michael Sanders, 51, of Independence, Missouri, and Calvin Williford, 60, of St. Joseph, Missouri, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann A. Ketchmark of the Western Distr...