Anuj Sud, 40, of Hyattsville, Maryland, faces a two-year prison sentence, followed by a $50,000 fine and three years of supervised release for soliciting and accepting bribes.
A Prince George’s County, Maryland, businessman has pleaded guilty to bribing state delegates in exchange for changes to Maryland liquor laws. The plea comes amid a sprawling corruption probe that has ensnared other local business owners and state lawmakers.
Two former members of the General Assembly have been snared in a probe of corruption involving a county liquor board and a third has been reprimanded by an ethics committee. “It’s the kind of behavior that can’t be acceptable here,” he said.
Former Del. Michael Vaughn, from Prince George’s County, has been indicted on federal bribery and wire fraud charges stemming from a corruption probe of the county’s liquor board.
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