Blount and Lapierre receive new sentencing date

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The two co-conspirators of former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford have been given a new sentencing date.

Montgomery investment banker Bill Blount and lobbyist Al Lapierre will be sentenced on corruption charges on january 20th.

The original sentencing date was January 7th.

Both men plead guilty to charges of bribing Langford with money and gifts in order for Blount to get millions of dollars in sewer bond work.

Langford was convicted in October and plans to appeal his conviction.