Jack Abramoff Indian Lobbying Scandal

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Date Originated: November of 2005
Categories: Jack Abramoff
Abramoff and his partner, conspired to overcharge Indian Casinos $85 million in fees. Lobbyists also worked to lobby against their own clients in order to inflate hours. On January 3, 2006, Abramoff pleaded guilty to three felony counts: conspiracy, fraud, and tax evasion. He now owes $1.7 million in back taxes as part of the guilty plea. He must also pay $25 million is restitution to the people and entities that he defrauded.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Abramoff_Indian_lobbying_scandal
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