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Friday, August 22, 2014, 12:57 a.m.

Jury picked; trial of Shoffner starts

Former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner has been held out as a participant in a “world-class scheme and high conspiracy” when in fact she was victimized by more sophisticated co-workers who didn’t like her and who “inflamed” investigators, her attorney told jurors Wednesday in the opening statements of her federal extortion and bribery trial.

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  • Headline: Jury picked; trial of Shoffner starts
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 03/06/2014
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