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Menendez team, prosecutors squabble over allegations of sex with underage prostitutes

This summer, the defense team for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy South Florida doctor accused the Justice Department of directing a "tainted" corruption case against the close friends. They claimed the probe was initially based on "false" and politically motivated allegations of their having sex with underage prostitutes. The Justice Department punched back this week, asserting those "specific allegations" were "corroborated" or proved in early stages of the investigation, even though the New Jersey Democrat and Dr. Salomon Melgen were not charged with that offense in the corruption case filed in Newark, N.J. However, federal prosecutors in...

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