Wednesday, May 2, 2012

El Paso Times: Sunland Park lobbyist arrested in El Paso

LAS CRUCES -- A lobbyist was arrested Monday in El Paso County in the continuing investigation into criminal activity in Sunland Park, and more charges were leveled against the former Mayor-elect Daniel Salinas.
The lobbyist allegedly helped Salinas pay for a topless-dancer extortion video using taxpayer money.
Prosecutors filed nine new felony-level counts against Salinas, 28, including fraud and receiving kickbacks, as part of the same case. Those are added to the 24 other charges he faces from three other criminal cases.

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