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Former Alaska congressional aide to be sentenced

...sentenced Nov. 22 in Washington, D.C., for his role in the corruption scandal involving lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Mark Zachares, 52, was a special counsel who pleaded guilty in 2007 to accepting gifts from Abramoff in return for inside information...
House aide helped FBI investigate congressmen

...two congressmen. The information is contained in a motion seeking a reduced sentence at next week's sentencing of Mark Zachares, the Anchorage Daily News reported Thursday. Zachares pleaded guilty in 2007 to fraud related to undisclosed gifts...
Ex-aide to Rep. Young gets 12 weekends in jail

...a lengthy prison sentence after helping investigators pursue two congressman in the influence-peddling scandal. Mark Zachares, a former aide to Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young, also was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle...
Young appears ready to fend off investigations whose former top two executives have pleaded guilty to bribing Alaska state lawmakers. A former aide to Young, Mark Zachares, pleaded guilty in April to conspiracy for accepting $30,000 of tickets from congressional influence peddler Jack...
Don Young should go

...corrupt lobbyist George Abramoff, to the corrupt Wisconsin businessman Dennis Troha, and now to his corrupt aide, Mark Zachares, who pleaded guilty last week to criminal fraud and conspiracy. In a deal with federal prosecutors, Zachares agreed...
Alaska editorial: Young should answer questions about aide it. Was he responsible for hiring and supervising Mark Zachares, the recently convicted aide who traded favors with...hiring, firing and daily management of staff, including Mark Zachares," LoBiondo's spokesman Jason Galanes told Roll Call...
Former Young aide charged with conspiracy

...the lobbyist, according to court papers filed Monday in the Abramoff scandal. Sound off on the important issues at Mark Zachares will plead guilty today to conspiracy in the Abramoff investigation, said Zachares' lawyer, Edward MacMahon. Zachares...
Young's office says he's cleared in DOJ probe

...worked under Young when the Alaska congressman was chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Mark Zachares, also a former Young aide, pleaded guilty to conspiracy in April 2007. Zachares acknowledged accepting gifts and...
The ends do not justify the means

...let's just look the other way whenever he does anything questionable in Washington, D.C. After his former aide Mark Zachares recently pled guilty to accepting tens of thousands of dollars in gifts from lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Young has stonewalled...
Former aide to U.S. Rep. Don Young pleads guilty to accepting bribes

...touched the White House, Interior Department and congressional Republicans. Sound off on the important issues at Mark Zachares was the 11th person to be convicted in the Justice Department probe. Zachares admitted engaging in official acts on...


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