Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Hancock County Auditor Hauled Away On Bribery Charges
The evidence of deep-seated corruption at all levels of government in the Hoosier state just keeps piling up. Today, Indiana State Police charged Hancock County Auditor Linda Grass accepted a $54,000 bribe from a relative in consideration for a contract she awarded to his construction firm to make repairs at the county courthouse. Grass is charged with felony counts of bribery, corrupt business influence, theft, conflict of interest and obstruction of justice according to the Indianapolis Star.