A former governor of the American state of Illinois has been found guilty of trying to sell the Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama.
A federal court in Chicago has found Rod Blagojevich guilty on 17 of 20 corruption charges, the BBC reports.
He was also found guilty of trying to extort funds from a hospital executive.
The Democrat was arrested in December 2008 and ejected from office the following month. He had already been found guilty of lying to investigators.
Blagojevich faces a sentence of up to 300 years in prison.