Documents:Illinois Former Governor Rod Blagojevich and Five Associates Indicted by Grand Jury

In a 75 page, 19 count indictment, prosecutors allege that Mr. Blagojevich and his associates sought illegal profits from the governor’s authority to award money and jobs in construction, legal work, consulting and investmentments. Included in the indictment are allegations that Mr. Blagojevich and his associates “schemed to auction off the Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama”.

To provide you further clarification we refer you to the following two documents:

A one page Fact Sheet prepared by the Office of U.S. Attorney for the Northern District Patrick Fitzgerald

Indctment in the Matter of United States v. Rod Blagojevich et. al.

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