Tennessee Waltz Undercover Sting was a landmark investigation: it not only led to the convictions or guilty pleas of a dozen state and local public officials — including several state senators, a state representative, two county commissioners, and two school board members — but also to new state ethics laws and the creation of an independent ethics commission in Tennessee.
Bribery. Bagmen. Crooked politicians. Ethical lapses. http://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2008/may/tennesseewaltz_050208