Ja Rule has been getting advice behind bars from two once high-powered men: ex-New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi and ex-Tyco International CEO Dennis Kozlowski.
Former New York state comptroller Alan Hevesi was sentenced to one to four years in prison Friday for his leading role in an influence-peddling scandal at the state’s massive pension fund.
It’s unclear when ex-New York state Comptroller Alan Hevesi will be sentenced for accepting free travel and campaign contributions in exchange for awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in pension fund money.
Henry “Hank” Morris was sentenced Thursday by a judge in Manhattan.
Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he reached a settlement with one of Albany’s most influential lobbyists that would ban her from appearing before the state comptroller for five years.
A longtime adviser to New York’s disgraced former comptroller, Alan Hevesi, has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge stemming from an influence peddling scandal at the state pension fund, lawyers and a judge said Thursday.
Hevesi pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to charges that he accepted free travel and campaign contributions from a financier seeking state pension fund investments.
Former NY state comptroller Hevesi has pleaded guilty to a felony corruption charge for taking gifts while running the state’s multibillion dollar pension fund.
There was no deal yet to resolve possible criminal charges in a pay-to-play scandal involving the state’s former comptroller.