Former HPD employee sentenced to prison for bribery scheme
by KHOU.com staff
Posted on April 3, 2012 at 4:00 PM
HOUSTON – A former HPD employee has been sentenced to four years in prison for a bribery scheme that alerted illegal game-room owners to undercover police investigations, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
Edward Mason, 43, was charged after a tip prompted HPD to conduct a series of sting operations.
Investigators said on three separate occasions, Mason met with undercover cops to provide confidential information in exchange for hundreds of dollars in bribe money.
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