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Former New Mexico Democratic Governor Bill Richardson is accused of raking in hundreds -

• by Ryann Parry

Bill Richardson has been accused of running a scheme in which he raked in over $100k of dollars in bribes while in office

Richardson, 72, served as Governor for New Mexico from January 1, 2003 to December 31, 2010 

According to a recently unsealed legal complaint obtained by, Richardson used the money to fund a luxury and debauched lifestyle

His lifestyle allegedly included 'sexual services and favors' funded by the scam dubbed the 'Richardson Ring' 

The lawsuit claims that Governor Richardson was able to place his trusted 'operatives' in state government jobs to cover-up his wrongdoing 

Richardson, a career politician, was previously accused of having sex with Jeffrey Epstein victim Virginia Roberts when she was underage 

Roberts named Richardson among several others as men Ghislaine Maxwell told her to have sex with in court documents