The prisoner and the politician

Number 19877
Subject Corruption
Source WNBC-TV (New York, NY)
State NY
Year 2002
Publication Date Sept. 26
Summary WNBC-TV investigates corruption allegations involving Senator Robert Torricelli (D-NJ). The report features an interview with convicted fundraiser David Chang, who said Torricelli has helped him with multi-million-dollar business deals in exchange for cash and gifts totalling more than $150,000. However, according to the contest entry summary, "Torricelli was never charged with any crime; the Senate Ethics Committee reprimanded him for accepting just a few illegal gifts."
Pages 73
Keywords TAPE;TRANSCRIPT;elections;money and politics;crime;FOIA;Justice Department;campaign finance
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