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Since taking office in 2002, Johnson has been linked to investigations by various authorities, including a pay-to-play accusation involving a county contract to lease office space and a broad FBI investigation involving a massive development project near the Greenbelt Metro station that Johnson had strongly backed. Johnson and his wife were both arrested and charged with evidence tempering and destroying evidence in a case the U.S. attorney called the "tip of the iceberg."

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The players

Jack B. Johnson is a two-term Prince George's County Executive who will leave office in December because of term limits. Prior to becoming executive he served as the county's State's Attorney. Johnson was arrested Nov. 12 in an FBI sweep that involved searches at Prince George's government headquarters and also took in his wife (right). One factor in the case is a half-dozen homes owned by the Johnsons, the total annual mortgage payments of which excede his salary as County Executive. Leslie E. Johnson was elected to Prince George's County Council in November in District 6, after beating Derrick Leon Davis in the primary 41 percent to 32 percent. She was arrested Nov. 12 at the same time as her husband (left). She had recently retired as a D.C. Administrative Law Judge.

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