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Maryland 11th Most Corrupt State

Between 2002-2011, federal prosecutors convicted 270 public officials in Maryland.

According to Department of Justice data compiled by Business Insider, U.S. Attorney’s convicted 4.5 public officials per 100,000 people in Maryland, making the Free State the 11th most corrupt state in the nation.

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Louisiana earned the top spot with 9 convictions per 100,000, and South Carolina was the least corrupt state with less than 1.3 convictions per 100,000 people.

 

 

Mark Newgent

Mark Newgent is the editor of Watchdog Wire - Maryland, and a contributing editor to Red Maryland, the premiere blog of conservative politics in the Free State, voted one of the best state political blogs by the Washington Post two years in a row. His writing has appeared in the Baltimore Sun, Washington Examiner, National Review Online, and more. Contact: Maryland@WatchdogWire.com, Twitter: @MarkNewgent

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