These states are hotbeds for public corruption, according to a new study.
A new study from researchers at the University of Hong Kong and the Indiana University estimates that corruption is costing Americans in the 10 most corrupt states an average of $1,308 per year, or 5.2 percent of those states’ average expenditures per year. Researchers studied more than 25,000 convictions of public officials for violation of federal corruption laws between 1976 and 2008 as well as patterns in state spending. Take a look at the 10 worst states for corruption:
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French authorities working to dismantle the terrorist network behind the Paris attacks say another attack could have been hours away when police closed in on the suspects' hideaway last week.
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The violence many feared would erupt in Chicago never materialized after police released a graphic dashcam video showing an officer shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
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