Producer describes shakedown scheme

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Hollywood Producer Tom Rosenberg testified he was a victim of a shakedown scheme where he was asked to give $1.5 million in campaign contributions to Gov. Blagojevich if he wanted to continue to enjoy Illinois business. Rosenberg is the producer of the Oscar-winning "Million Dollar Baby," and of a new Katherine Heigl film, "The Ugly Truth."
The governor is not charged with any wrongdoing.

Read a summary of yesterday's testimony by Hollywood Producer Tom Rosenberg:

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Natasha Korecki

Natasha Korecki is the Federal Courts Reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, covering federal news, corruption investigations and trials.

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