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A former Prince George's County police officer was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for protecting shipments of untaxed cigarettes in a scheme uncovered in a widespread federal investigation that also led to criminal charges for former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson.
A developer who pleaded guilty to bribing former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson before cooperating with authorities was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday.
The former director of the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development was sentenced to more than three years in prison Monday for his role in the pay-to-play scheme that ensnared former County Executive Jack B. Johnson.
Former Prince George's County Councilwoman Leslie E. Johnson, who followed her husband's ambitions into politics last year, will now follow in his footsteps to prison.
Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, the face of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that has netted business owners, developers and government employees, was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in prison for accepting up to $1 million in bribes while in office.
Former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson is due to be sentenced in federal court Tuesday, bringing closure to a more than year-long public corruption scandal that broke open the county's "pay-to-play" political culture.