New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
June 5, 2018

Geoffrey W.R. Ward, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Chief, Public Integrity & Special Investigations Unit
(603) 271-3671
geoffrey.ward@doj.nh. gov

News ReleaseInvestigation Completed Regarding a 2013 Payment to a New Hampshire State Senate Staff Member

Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announces that the Office of the Attorney General has completed its criminal investigation into an allegation that in 2013, a New Hampshire State Senate intern was provided with a job in the Senate Clerk's Office, as well as a cash payment in exchange for the intern's silence regarding an inappropriate comment made to the intern by State Senator Andy Sanborn.

The conclusion of the criminal investigation that there is no credible evidence to substantiate these allegations is outlined in the attached letter sent to New Hampshire State Senate President Charles Morse today.

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