The name "Corrupt Bastards Club" has been widely used to designate Alaska legislators implicated in a massive ongoing federal corruption investigation.
A separate investigation of Alaska's fisheries industry involving Republican Senator Ted Stevens and his son Ben is expected to snag many high-profile fisheries executives and their cronies in Alaska and Seattle.
Congressman Don Young has reported nearly $2 million in legal bills - and he hasn't even been arrested - yet.
Former governor Sarah Palin has had 21 ethics complaints filed against her.
If you have any question as to where there FBI investigations are heading, listen to this.
AUDIO: FBI recording of convicted oil company bagman Bill Allen engaged in a conspiracy with Conoco/Phillips Alaska president Jim Bowles - June 6, 2006 Allen tells Bowles "just between me and you, I've got Pete Kott...and Ben doing it." Bowles tells Allen the best possible outcome will be to "get this thing stopped."
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DOJ prosecutor Nicholas A. Marsh
DOJ prosecutor Edward P. Sullivan
Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph W. Bottini
Assistant U.S. Attorney James A. Goeke
FBI special agent Mary Beth Kepner
Ex-Murkowski chief of staff Jim Clark
VECO President Bill Allen sentenced to three years
VECO VP Rick Smith sentenced to 21 months
Ex-state rep Beverly Masek (R) - Plead guilty to bribery March 12, 2009
Ex-state rep John Cowdery (R) - Fingered by Bill Allen for taking bribes. Sentenced March 10, 2009
US Senator Ted Stevens (R) - Convicted of 7 felonies, got off on misconduct by prosecutors
Ex-speaker of House Pete Kott (R) - Sentenced to six years in prison
Ex-state rep Tom Anderson (R) - Sentenced to five years in prison
Lobbyist William Bobrick - Sentenced to five months in prison
Ex-state rep Victor Kohring (R) - Sentence to 3 1/2 years in prison
The Suspects - The Short List
Ben Stevens - Disgraced son of convicted senator Ted Stevens (R) - Fisheries bribes, VECO bribes, and more. Fingered by Bill Allen for taking bribes
Trevor McCabe - Cohort of convicted senator Ted Stevens - Received money funneled from Stevens for illicit business transactions. Sea-life Center scam in Seward sticks out.
Congressman Don Young (R) - Campaign contribution bribes, Jack Abramoff scandal, VECO bribes, Troha scandal, Coconut Grove scandal, etc... Former aides ratted him out now to feds
Ex-state rep Bruce Weyrauch (R) - Fingered by Bill Allen for taking bribes
Ex-governor of Alaska Frank Murkowski (R) - Accepted illegal polling from VECO for over $20,000. Former aides were to testify against him
US Senator Lisa Murkowski (R) - Funneled taxpayer money for a road to her vacation home in Kenai, Alaska.
High-profile fisheries executives and their Juneau cronies who bribed multiple Alaska legislators including Ben Stevens
The Final Target
Alaska-based oil companies that bribed politicians, engaged in racketeering for years, and - in collusion with corrupt politicians - engaged in a conspiracy to rob Alaska of its oil wealth - and still continues to do so to this day.
Ted Stevens screamed at by Alaska fishermen Fishermen scream at Ted Stevens in Kodiak, Alaska. Stevens later lied to Anchorage media and said the incident never occurred. He hadn't realized it was filmed by us.
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Corrupt Bastard Vic Kohring "The Money Shot" Convicted Alaska legislator Vic Kohring recorded by the FBI in a Juneau hotel suite rented by Veco CEO Bill Allen and Veco VP Rick Smith. Kohring visits Allen to beg for money, Allen hands it over - then later says "This is what I want you to do"
Tom Anderson of the Corrupt Bastard Club "You help me, I'll help you" Convicted Republican Tom Anderson, meeting with FBI informant in his Anchorage legislative office, agreed to testify at a public hearing on behalf of the informant/lobbyist in exchange for cash.
Bill Allen and his crooked family leave the Anchorage court house after sentencing
Alaska Senator Charlie Huggins dodges a question from Myrl Thompson Alaska Republican senator Charlie Huggins shucks and jives his way through an explanation of his bill SB 242 that gives nearly a billion dollars back to the oil companies, one week after Exxon posted a $40 billion profit for the previous quarter.