Ex-Mayor is freed

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) - The former Mayor of Atlanta Bill Campbell, will be freed Friday after spending more than two years in prison and a halfway house for tax evasion.

55-year-old Campbell, served eight years as Atlanta's mayor, and was convicted back in 2006 of evading taxes on more than $160,000

He was acquitted of racketeering and bribery charges.

Campbell began his sentence of 30 months at the Federal Correctional Institute in Miami.

He has been at a Salvation Army halfway house in West Palm Beach, Fla.,since August.

His term was shortened by 117 days because of good behavior.

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