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Former Indiana lawmaker pleads guilty to casino corruption charge

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Indiana lawmaker has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge in connection with a casino corruption scheme. Former Indiana state Rep. Sean Eberhart entered his plea before a judge in federal court in Indianapolis on Tuesday. Eberhart is accused of supporting a 2019 bill allowing Spectacle Entertainment to buy and relocate two casinos in exchange for the promise of future employment with a $350,000 salary. Sentencing will take place at a later date. Eberhart did not speak with reporters following the hearing.

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