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Agnew owes Maryland $248,000, judge rules

By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD, EDITED BY HILARY DEVRIES / April 28, 1981



Annapolis, Md.

A judge ruled that Spiro T. Agnew owes the State of Maryland $248,753 for kickbacks plus interest he received from highway contractors while governor of Maryland and vice-president of the United States. The award by Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Bruce Williams was only $30,000 less than the amount demanded in the civil suit filed by the state and three Maryland taxpayers. The award included $101,235 in intere st. An appeal is expected.

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