A primer of D.C. corruption scandals

Two D.C. Council members have resigned and federal prosecutors are probing Mayor Vincent C. Gray’s 2010 campaign. A look at the investigations and where they stand:

The U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI are conducting an investigation into certain aspects of Mayor Gray’s 2010 mayoral campaign finances and hiring practices. In May, two people involved in his campaign fundraising pleaded guilty to making illegal contributions and payment a third candidate to disparage then-mayor Adrian M. Fenty. By July, the investigation had broadened to include contributions to various candidates dating back to 2003.



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