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Blagojevich lawyer says Lon Monk's guilty plea: "1000 percent false"

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A lawyer for ex-governor Rod Blagojevich deemed a slew of allegations leveled by onetime top aide Lon Monk: "one-thousand percent false."
In a plea deal made public today, Monk, 51, said there was an ongoing agreement among Blagojevich and his closest advisers that involved making hundreds of thousands of dollars off state business deals.
The money would be split four ways, according to Monk. The alleged recipients: Blagojevich, the now-deceased fund-raiser Christopher Kelly, convicted businessman Tony Rezko and Monk.
"That is completely false. One-thousand percent false," Sheldon Sorosky told the Sun-Times. "Blagojevich never participated in any deal or conference where he'd receive a kickback from any investments or any money that Rezko and Kelly made -- from the state or otherwise."

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I used to live across the street from lon he was a nice guy in person i went to hangout with his son all the time

Yea Sheldon, we believe you. Blago's closest "friends" are either killing themselves or pleading guilty. It's all a "plot" against him, because . . . why? Do you think we are all idiots?

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