Bribery

Assemblyman Eric Stevenson (credit: http://assembly.state.ny.us/)

N.Y. State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Arrested On Bribery Charges

“Watch your backs.” That is the warning from federal prosecutors to crooked New York politicians, after another one was arrested.

04/04/2013

Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Sen. Malcolm Smith Arrested In Alleged Plot To Rig New York City Mayor’s Race

There were three distinct parts to this public corruption and bribery scandal, but in all three money flowed freely and, at times, city and state funds — your tax dollars — paid the freight.

04/02/2013

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Bloomberg Blames ‘Partisan Elections’ For Alleged Election-Rigging Plot

Mayor Bloomberg said he believes the opportunity for the kind of corruption alleged against the political leaders arose because political parties are part and parcel of New York City’s elections.

04/02/2013

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack (credit: Mayor Tony Mack/Facebook)

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Indicted On Bribery, Extortion Charges

The charges stem from an alleged scheme to accept $119,000 in bribes in exchange for Mack’s official actions and influence in the development of a parking garage on city-owned land, prosecutors said.

12/06/2012

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Former Yonkers Councilwoman, GOP Party Leader Sentenced To Prison For Bribery And Extortion

Annabi was convicted in Manhattan federal court in March of accepting nearly $200,000 in bribes to change her vote on real estate deals, prosecutors successfully argued.

11/19/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Karl Rove’s Super PAC For Hire

Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.

10/08/2012

U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) (Photo credit: akin.org)

Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And Democrats

Republicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.

08/23/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Karl Rove’s Super PAC For Hire

Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.

08/07/2012

New York City Parking Ticket (Credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Ticket-Fixing Probe Expands To Other Agencies

The NYPD ticket-fixing probe has expanded to seven local and federal police agencies.

06/29/2012

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

Liu Speaks Out As NYC Pension Funds To Vote Against Walmart Directors

In the wake of a bribery scandal, New York City pension fund managers plan to vote against the re-election of several members of the Walmart board, and City Comptroller John Liu has spoken out.

05/02/2012

Sen Carl Kruger, left, with his lawyer (credit: CBS 2)

Former Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced To 7 Years In Corruption Case

There was an unusual plea for leniency Thursday from a former Brooklyn senator being sentenced on corruption charges. Carl Kruger said he may have taken bribes, but he’s not as corrupt as other Albany politicians. The judge, as it turned out, didn’t agree.

04/26/2012

13 NJ doctors have been charged with accepting bribes in exchange for referring patients to one radiology center (Credit:CBS2)

13 NJ Docs Charged In Cash-For-Referrals Scheme

A major bust has resulted in more than a dozen doctors being charged with taking cash payments in exchange for patient referrals.

12/13/2011

Assemblyman William F. Boyland. (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)

Assemblyman Boyland Jr.’s Chief Of Staff Charged With Bribery, Conspiracy

Officials announced the unsealing of a complaint charging Ryan N. Hermon with “bribery and conspiracy to solicit more than $250,000 in exchange for performing official acts for the bribe payers.”

12/01/2011

Assemblyman William F. Boyland. (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)

Assemblyman William Boyland Accused Of Soliciting $250,000 In Bribes

A state lawmaker who was acquitted earlier this month in a bribery case has been arrested on new corruption charges.

11/29/2011

Assistant Commissioner Wendell Walters is escorted by FBI agents on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

HPD Official Indicted For Alleged Racketeering, Bribery And Extortion

A top official in New York City’s Housing Department faces a host of charges for allegedly being involved in a kickback scheme.

10/06/2011

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