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Sen. Nathaniel Oaks busted in federal bribery sting [UPDATED]

Sen. Nathaniel Oaks busted in federal bribery sting [UPDATED]

[This story has been updated]

U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein announced criminal charges against newly minted State Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks today, stemming from alleged payments for Oaks' help in getting money allocated to a project in Baltimore.

According to a press release from the office, the FBI ran a sting operation on Oaks, a State Delegate representing District 41 from 1994 through February, when he replaced the ailing Se. Lisa Gladden in the upper chamber. Rosenstein's office says Oaks met with a "cooperator," who in turn introduced him to a "confidential human source" portraying himself as an out-of-town businessperson trying to get Baltimore City...

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