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May 03, 1978 - Image 11

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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday, May 3, 1978-Page 11
Pair accused of bribery attempt
(Continued from Page 1)Athw
Masschuett, sad at te sesio in At the time, Volpe was serving as
Masachusetts, said ast the session in t o srin "He did raise some money for me by a Suffolk County grand jury last
Suffolk Superior Court that the two men then in Worcester County," Volpe said. Friday.
attempted to raise $500,000 in cash "for Nixon later named him U.S. am- As part of their attempt to raise the They are charged with three counts
the purpose of delivering the nioney to bassaddor to Itly. s cash, Delinsky said, the two men extor- each of extortion, and both men are
for er President Nixon either before Anever heard of a hlf-million-dollar ted $10,000 from the New York con- named in one indictment charging
the Republican National Convention or kitty for the vice presidency. I never suiting firm of Mc-Kee-Berger- them with violating the state's Corrupt
during the convention." heard of -it. I never met a William Manuseto, which at the time held a $6 Practices Act.
T HEIR AIM, Delinsky said, was "t° Masiello in my life." million state contract to supervise con- Delinsky said the two men threatend
influence Nixon's decision" to sub- VOLPE SAID Manzi had been his struction of the University of the consulting firm "with financial
stitute Volpe for Agnew as the vice- Worcester County coordinator during Massachusetts Boston campus. destruction" by using a state employee
presidential nominee on the Republican his 1966 run for the governorship of MANZI AND MASIELLO were to make troulb on the university
ticket. Massachusetts. named in seven indictments returned project.
"And for my second wish..
For therealbeerlover.

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