NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) — The other elected officials former State Sen. Shirley Huntley recorded for federal authorities have been revealed.
According to a sentencing memorandum filed Wednesday, Huntley made recordings of several state senators. Malcolm Smith of Queens and John Sampson of Brooklyn, two of those recorded, have already been charged with crimes including bribery and embezzlement, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
State Senators Eric Adams, Ruth Hassel-Thompson, Jose Peralta, Malcolm Smith, Velmanette Montgomery, John Sampson, and New York City Councilman Rubin Wells are named as having been recorded in the document. Unelected persons recorded include Melvin Lowe, a “former political consultant and associate of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman,” and Curtis Taylor, Smith’s former press advisor, according to the memorandum.