Question raised on status of Jenrette 'payoff' bills
Some bills of the $25,000 found stuffed in a shoe belonging to former Rep. John Jenrette match the $100 bills used in the Abscam payoff to Mr. Jenrette's codefendant, Justice Department sources said. Mr. Jenrette said the money was legally obtained.Skip to next paragraph
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Discovery of the bills is significant, as the government never proved that Mr. Jenrette actually received the money from undercover agents.