Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been taken into federal custody.
Federal agents made undercover tape recordings of Gov. Rod Blagojevich with the help of one of his closest advisers
Investigators are looking into allegations of corruption, involving Blagojevich and the Health Facilities Planning Board, as well as the Teachers Retirement System. The investigation has been going on for several years, and initially, Blagojevich dismissed the claims. But the probe later resulted in the indictment and conviction of Antoin “Tony” Rezko, Blagojevich’s chief political fundraiser.