Onetime wunderkind Fall River mayor guilty of corruption

FORMER FALL RIVER Mayor Jasiel Correia was found guilty on 21 of 24 charges against him in Federal Court on Friday. / THE BOSTON GLOBE/JESSICA RINALDI VIA AP
BOSTON (AP) – A former Fall River mayor first elected at the age of 23 by touting himself as a successful entrepreneur was convicted Friday of stealing money from investors in his startup to bankroll his lavish lifestyle and soliciting bribes from marijuana vendors who wanted to operate in the struggling mill city. Jasiel Correia…

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