A South Texas judge appeared in court Monday as a defendant. He is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for favorable rulings in cases that he oversaw.
Judge Rodolfo "Rudy" Delgado appeared before a federal court in McAllen. He was arrested Friday following a search by FBI agents at his Edinburg home and offices at the Hidalgo County Courthouse.
A criminal complaint reveals that Delgado as recently as Jan. 17 accepted a bribe for more than $5,000. The complaint alleges he accepted bribes as far back as 2008.
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