New Jersey's Booker Among 28 Sued Over Watershed Waste

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Corruption was rampant at a nonprofit entity that managed 35,000 acres of watershed for Newark, New Jersey, with the executive director secretly writing checks to herself and squandering public money in high-risk margin trading, state investigators reported last year.

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