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Inquiry Finds Violations By Ex-Brooklyn Prosecutor And Judge in Campaign

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 16: Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes attends the 6th annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on January 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage) | Paul Zimmerman via Getty Images

A New York City Department of Investigation inquiry has implicated Charles J. Hynes, the former Brooklyn district attorney, in the improper use of money seized from drug dealers and other criminal defendants to pay a political consultant more than $200,000 for his work on Mr. Hynes’s unsuccessful re-election campaign last year.

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