Monday, April 17, 2006

Ryan Found Guilty on All Counts

Former Governor George Ryan (R-IL) (left) has been convicted on 18 counts of racketeering, mail fraud, and other federal charges. That's every count federal prosecutors brought against him.

He'd been accused of steering state business to his cronies while he was Illinois Secretary of State. Prosecutors showed he got vacations and gifts for the deals. (Chicago Tribune)

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