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Grand jury indicts five Massport cab starters

A Suffolk grand jury handed up a 53-count bribery indictment of five Massachusetts Port Authority employees who allegedly accepted bribes from cab drivers in exchange for better spaces in line at the Logan International Airport taxi queue, prosecutors said Wednesday. Kenneth Clement, 67, of Attleboro; Michael Garvey, 51, of Melrose; Vadim Mkrtychev, 38, of West Roxbury; James Mulrey, 45, of Canton; and Donald Potts, 47, of Medford face charges of accepting a bribe as a public employee and soliciting or accepting an unlawful gratuity as a public employee, the Suffolk district attorney’s office said.

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