NY Corrections Commissioner Pleads Guilty
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William Jenkins, a former assistant corrections commissioner pleaded guilty in January to charges that he extorted money from a janitorial supplies company which served the city's jails. Jenkins, who was responsible for the Corrections Department's assets management, is scheduled to be sentenced March 19, 1993. Prosecutors said Jenkins received $24,000 in cash and hundreds of dollars worth of toilet paper in exchange for awarding $240,000 in contracts to the company. He was arrested and dismissed from his position last October.