Corporate Crime Reporter
JANUARY 15, 2004
8:56 AM
CONTACT:  Corporate Crime Reporter
Russell Mokhiber 202 737 1680
Press Conference on Public Corruption in United States

WASHINGTON - January 15 - Corporate Crime Reporter releases a report, Public Corruption in the United States, featuring "The Ten Most Corrupt States" and the "Ten Least Corrupt States."

The 50-state ranking is based on an analysis of Justice Department prosecutions of public officials -- local, state and federal -- over the last ten years. The report ranks the states based on a "corruption rate" which the report defines as the number of public corruption convictions in the state over the last ten years per 100,000 population.

When: Friday, January 16, 2004. 10 a.m.

Where: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 13th Floor, 14th & F Streets, Washington, D.C.

Speaker: Russell Mokhiber, Editor, Corporate Crime Reporter