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Prosecutors are investigating a potential bribes-for-pardons scheme as Trump’s term ends

December 2, 2020

Via: Fortune

U.S. prosecutors are investigating whether several individuals offered political contributions in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to an unsealed court document.

The names of the people under investigation were blacked out in the document.

The disclosure of an alleged attempt to purchase a pardon comes as Donald Trump’s presidential term winds to an end, traditionally a time when pardons are meted out.

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