Jury selection begins in the federal corruption trial of former Massachusetts probation commissioner John O'Brien and two of his top deputies. The three are facing federal racketeering charges related to an allegedly rigged hiring scheme. If convicted, they face up to 20 years in prison.
- "One of the big questions about this probation scandal is how many people may have been involved in allegedly rigging the hiring system."
- "The indictment ... charges John O’Brien with 17 counts of bribing state legislators by giving jobs to their supporters, friends and relatives in exchange for increases to his department’s budget and other political favors."
This segment aired on May 5, 2014.