McQueen Campbell made Easley an attractive deal on a property in a coastal development, and he gave Easley's wife a lucrative $170,000 a year job at N.C. State University. Campbell, one of the leading Pay-To-Play cronies whom Easley had appointed to the N.C. State Board of Trustees will not be investigated.
Easley also appointed McQueen's father, Mac Campbell, to a position on the Department of Transportation. The Campbell family benefitted financially, socially, and professionally from Easley's corrupt reign.
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