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FBI Expands Probe Of Former Mass. Sen. Wilkerson

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The FBI is expanding its investigation into former Massachusetts state Sen. Dianne Wilkerson by subpoenaing the records of a check cashing store where she was a customer.

Richard Barr, president of All Checks Cashed, tells The Boston Globe that the FBI recently subpoenaed all of the company's records involving transactions by Wilkerson.

Barr says his company, which has seven stores in the Boston area, is cooperating fully with authorities and has turned over copies of all of the checks that Wilkerson cashed at its stores.

An FBI spokeswoman refused comment about the subpoena.

Wilkerson, a Boston Democrat, was indicted last week on eight counts of attempted extortion for allegedly accepting $23,500 in bribes from undercover agents she thought were businessmen.

This program aired on November 28, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.

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