Friday, September 30, 2005

News Conference

U.S. Attorney Todd Graves will be available at 1:30 p.m. today for comment and questions following this morning’s sentencing of Deborah Neal, the former Kansas City municipal judge who was sentenced to two years and four months for a fraud scheme that involved soliciting money from attorneys, including attorneys with cases in which she presided. Graves will be available on the front steps of the Charles Evans Whittaker Courthouse at 400 East 9th Street, Kansas City, Mo., 64106. A news release will be available at that time.

We ask you to observe that the information contained in this advisory is provided as a courtesy, to assist you in planning your coverage decisions, and is not in any way intended for release to the general public. Detailed information and comments will be made available following, and not prior to that time.

If you have any questions, please call Don Ledford, Public Affairs Officer, at (816) 426-4220.