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Chicago / Operation Greylord #82121

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 14, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Chicago, Illinois) Controversy over FBI's Operation Greylord and indictments of judges and attys. here today on corruption-related chgs. examined. [US attorney Dan WEBB - alleges all arrested today were involved in corruption of court cases pending on county docket.] FBI's sting operation with Judge Brocton Lockwood as undercover agent explained. [LOCKWOOD - recalls taping payoffs.] Question of state laws being violated in the bugging of Judge Wayne Olson's chambers noted. [Illinois supreme court Chief Justice Howard RYAN - feels any attorney who offered judge a bribe should be punished despite fact attorney may have been working for government] Possible implications of alleged suicide today of police ofr. Roger Murphy, scheduled to testify before grand jury today on Cook Cnty. court corruption, noted.
REPORTER: Ron Miller

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Miller, Ron
Duration:
00:02:10

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