Former NY Prisons Food Director Accused of Contract Steering

The former director of the New York State Dept. of Corrections prison food production operation is accused of steering contracts to two companies in return for favors and gifts, according to audit report released by state comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and state inspector general Joseph Fisch. The report says Howard Dean, who had retired in 2008 after a long career with the Dept. of Corrections, "routinely traded favors and gifts with favored businesses that were rewarded with millions of

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