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America's most corrupt states

Published On: Oct 01 2013 01:44:24 PM EDT   Updated On: Jan 28 2014 01:00:00 AM EST

These states are hotbeds for public corruption, according to Justice Department figures.

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Looking at data from the Justice Department, Business Insider put together a list of America's most corrupt states based on the greatest number of convictions for public corruption per 100,000 people between 2002 and 2011. Here are the Top 20:

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