“Cochran is charged with crimes that reflect that he completely abused the power and trust given to him by the people of Murray County,” said United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates. “First, he attempted to use his judicial position to solicit sexual favors from a female citizen. And, once the alleged misconduct came to light, Cochran tried to use his power and influence to cover up the incident by having the citizen framed for drug possession and by tampering with a witness.”
“J. Britt Johnson, Special Agent in Charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, stated: “This latest indictment brings to light additional details of an orchestrated scheme full of false allegations lodged against one citizen but, in the end, costing the careers and reputations of those public servants making them. The FBI will continue to work with its various law enforcement partners in investigating all matters regarding public corruption.”’
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Do you not think that these orchestrated schemes occur within the states of Maine and New Hampshire? When will Maine and New Hampshire FBI Field Agents step up to the plate?