WASHINGTON -- Prosecutors this week concluded their case against Nebraska attorney Maurice David Steier with a show of evidence that a $100,000 fee he received in connection with a Florida housing bond deal was not for bond advice but rather was intended as a bribe.

Steier, a self-described specialist in corporate real estate and tax law, is a codefendant and alleged coconspirator in the government's case against developer Leonard Briscoe and former PaineWebber Inc. Vice President Lance Wilson.

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