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Lessons learned: Skrep was a piker

Lessons learned:  Skrep was a piker

Skrepnak, Bonner, Cordaro & Munchak
   One thing I can tell you, Greg Skrepnak is a piker compared to his counter parts up in Lackawanna County.
   And, yes, there are some very valuable lessons to be learned as the Cordaro & Munchak trial winds down.
   As the old saying goes, if you’re going to rob and steal, rob and steel big.
   For example, Skrepnak got bought off with a few flat screen TVs while Lackawanna County Commissioner Bob Cordaro, at one point allegedly took a $97,000 payoff, went to the car lot and bought a brand new car and SUV.
   How ‘bout poor Bobby Rielly?
   He was kicked back a measly few hundred bucks for a $3500 remodeling job while Codaro allegedly was kicked back cash with $100 bills stuffed in shoe box.  There was even mention that there were bills larger than a hundred.
   I didn’t even know they made anything larger than a hundred let alone actually lay my hands one.
   Poor Jerry Bonner. He went down for accepting a $1500 suit.  During that escapade one prominent power broker said, “Hell, I wish I knew all it took was a suit.”
   In the mean time, Lackawanna County Commissioner Bob Codaro was surrounding himself with Playboy Bunnies, smoking cigars, playing golf and partying with Hugh Hefner at the Playboy mansion.
   Boys and Girls:  Please let this be a lesson to all the crooks in Luzerne County.

Member Opinions:
By: ScottCannon on 6/18/11
Wasn't it Bill
Brace that was charged with taking the $1,500 suit?

By: Sheeben on 6/18/11
Joe...Bill Brace got the suit. Jerry Bonner already had his own. So who was that power broker who got his story wrong?

By: JValenti on 6/19/11
Yea, you're right. Tough to keep up with all the crooks in Luzerne County

By: BibleB on 1/4/12
(Job 15:34) Fire consumes the tents of bribery. Yes the fire of justice.
(Psalm 62:10)Put no confidence in extortion, set no vain hopes in robbery, if riches increase, set not your heart on them. We need Honest and Moral Politicians-
-Rick Santorum President--
Tim Holden US Congress--


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