Feds Won't Charge Spitzer

Not enough evidence against former NY governor in prostitution case
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 6, 2008 3:37 PM CST

(Newser) – Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer will not be charged in connection with his involvement in a prostitution ring, the New York Times reports, as federal prosecutors could not adequately connect payments made by Spitzer. “The public interest would not be further advanced by filing criminal charges in this matter,” the US attorney for New York said in a written statement. (Read more Eliot Spitzer stories.)

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