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Resource ID: #15998
Subject: Corruption
Source: Chicago Sun-Times
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Date: June 1, 1999

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The Chicago Sun-Times' "investigation shows how a political corruption scandal jeopardized the lives of people across the country. ... (F)ederal prosecutors indicted six people who allowed unqualified truck drivers to bribe their way past crucial licensing exams. Indicted licensing examiners and higher-ranking state officials churned bribe money into campaign contributions for their boss, then Illinois Secretary of State George Ryan, who is now governor."

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