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  • I'll Drink to That

    "This one-hour investigative documentary disclosed that Louisiana's Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control had become a virtual do-nothing agency. We documented a pattern of non-enforcement of alcoholic beverage laws, petty bribery, ticket fixing, political favoritism and payroll padding."
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    Fort Lauderdale News/Sun-Sentinel discloses that a city attorney attempted and failed, without authorization, to trap the mayor in a bribery sting operation, May 22, 1988.
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    Pittsburgh Press uncovers bribery, payroll abuses, patronage and bad management in Pittsburgh area's largest sanitary authority--the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority, September 1986-October 1987.
  • Pipeline to Power

    CNN profiles a lobbyist who cultivates Washington wives and journalists to gain access for his public relations firm, a company allegedly involved in an overseas bribery deal, July 10-12, 1985.
  • Mobile Home Blues

    CNN investigates the mobile home industry; finds it riddled with kickbacks, fraud and bribery; reporters go undercover as prospective buyers, Sept. 24-26, 1985.
  • A Policy of Politics

    WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge) documentary deals with the elective office of state insurance commissioner; Louisiana's commissioner has no insurance experience and is found to be involved in bribery and campaign contribution improprieties, May 25, 1985.
  • Hospital Investigation

    WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge) documentary deals with the elective office of the State Insurance Commissioner; Louisiana's commissioner has no insurance experience and is found to be involved in bribery and campaign contribution improprieties, May 25, 1985.
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    Daily Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) runs articles on the arrest of governor on bribery charges, 1975.
  • Mishandling of Arizona state disaster funds

    Albuquerque Journal exposes irregularities in state funding for road and bridge repair; an assistant to the governor and two companies were among those indicted for bribery and racketeering.
  • Storm Center: John Fedders of SEC Is Pummeld by Legal and Personal Problems

    The top enforcement official of the SEC has problems on both fronts. In divorce proceedings, he admits to beating his wife periodically. He is strapped for cash living on a governmentt salary but lives like a private attorney. He was also part of an alleged cover-up in a bribery scheme by a former corp. client. He quits after news is made public