LA NAACP Prez Was Investigated for Taking Bribes as a Judge
In the least surprising news of the day the President of the LA Chapter of the NAACP has a shady past. Back in the 90s Leon Jenkins was investigating for being a crooked judge in Detroit. Here are the details from Deadline Detroit.
The last time we heard of Leon Jenkins he was a Detroit 36th District Court judge facing bribery charges in federal court in downtown Detroit.
That was more than two decades ago. The jury acquitted on four of five counts in the first trial even though there were FBI videotapes of party store owner Sam Dickow, a government informant, paying off Jenkins to fix traffic tickets. The jury deadlocked on the fifth count.
Even though he was acquitted and there were some questions about jury tampering, Jenkins lost his law license.
He moved to LA for a fresh start, but looks like he just found a new hustle, getting money from racists like Donald Sterling and giving them awards for it.