Md. State Sen. Pleads Not Guilty In Corruption Case

Law360, New York (September 17, 2010, 2:14 PM EDT) -- Maryland state Sen. Ulysses Currie pled not guilty Friday to allegations that he took about $250,000 in bribes from a subsidiary of Supervalu Inc. in exchange for favors, including trying to secure public funds for a project to reduce the company's costs in opening a grocery store.

Currie, a 73-year-old Democrat, was indicted in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland in early September on charges of conspiracy, wire and mail fraud in connection to a scheme with Shoppers Food Warehouse Corp. He was...
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