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Jack Abramoff, recently described by “60 Minutes” as perhaps “the most notorious and crooked lobbyist of our time,” will help teach ethics to Kentucky lawmakers during the opening week of the 2012 General Assembly.

The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission is paying Abramoff a $5,000 speaking fee, plus expenses, to tell legislators how his corrupt actions helped him rise to the top of Washington’s lobbying world – and end up serving 3½ years in prison after pleading guilty in 2006 to corrupting public officials, tax evasion and fraud.

Read the whole story at the Louisville Courier-Journal.

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