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Former City Hall employee sentenced to 40 months

According to the Boston Globe, John M. Lynch, 66, a former City Hall employee and Dorchester resident was sentenced on Friday in federal court for taking a $50,000 bribe to help a Boston real estate developer Steven Turner get the BPDA vote for approval for the development  27-29 H Street in South Boston. 

Lynch was sentenced to 40 months in jail and ordered to give back the $50,000 from the bribe in addition to paying $15,000 in restitution for tax fraud.

Lynch was the assistant director of real estate at the Economic Development Industrial Corporation. 

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