Daily Beast Ranks NJ as Twenty-First Most Corrupt State

by Alice Magdziak • May 26, 2010 • Newsy JerseyComments (0)1259

Hey, that’s not as bad as I’d expected!  (Is that good or bad?)

Here’s our state by the numbers according to Tina Brown and the Daily Beast:

Public Corruption: 11
Racketeering & Extortion: 5
Fraud Rank: 26
Forgery & Counterfeiting: 35
Embezzlement: 41

Tennessee ranked number one and neighboring states Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York ranked 4, 8 and 24, respectively.

Read more about the rankings here.

NJ.com has an on-going directory of news related to corruption stings, arrests and trials here.

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