Bill Allen, key figure in Alaska corruption scandal, dies


              FILE - This Oct. 26, 2007 photo shows VECO Corp. founder Bill Allen in Anchorage, Alaska. Allen, a former oil services executive who was a key figure in a corruption scandal that rocked Alaska politics, has died. He was 85. (AP Photo/Al Grillo,File)
            
              FILE - Bill Allen, former chief executive of VECO Corp. leaves federal court on Oct. 28, 2009 in Anchorage, Alaska. Allen, a former oil services executive who was a key figure in a corruption scandal that rocked Alaska politics, has died. He was 85. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)
Bill Allen, key figure in Alaska corruption scandal, dies