Two current and two former Massachusetts State Police troopers are among six charged in connection with an alleged conspiracy to give passing scores to certain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) applicants, including individuals who had failed or did not take the CDL skills test, in exchange for bribes that included free spring water, a new driveway and a snow blower.

According to allegations in the the charging document, between May 2019 and January 2023, the troopers and others conspired to give preferential treatment to at least 17 CDL applicants by agreeing to give passing scores on their skills tests whether or not they actually passed, using the code word “golden” to identify these applicants who received special treatment.

Additionally, prosecutors allege that one trooper gave preferential treatment to

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