Convicted Republican Congressman Bob Ney’s greed did him in but federal prosecutors had a little help from the inside.

Turns out Ney’s chief of staff wore a wire and got the corrupt Congressman on tape.

Ney's Chief of Staff Wore Wire, Was Key To Boss's ConvictionWhen Will Heaton went to work for Rep. Robert W. Ney in 2001, he was 23 years old and still in awe of the members of Congress he had come to know years earlier as a congressional page. Within six months, the Ohio Republican promoted the fresh-faced neophyte to be the youngest chief of staff in…
[Washington Post Political News]

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