Bribes

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Attorney In NYC Corruption Trial Argues Vincent Tabone Didn’t Know He Was Taking Bribes

On Thursday, Vincent Tabone’s attorney gave the jury his take on the bribe payment scene that allegedly unfolded on Valentine’s Day last year.

06/05/2014

Former City Council Member Dan Halloran (Credit: New York City Council)

Judge Denies Insanity Defense For Ex-City Councilman Halloran In Corruption Case

Dan Halloran, a co-defendant in the trial against state Sen. Malcolm Smith, raised the question of an insanity defense as jury selection continued Tuesday.

06/03/2014

A police car is seen in Times Square - New York, NY - May 26, 2004 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Queens DA: Officers Accused Of Taking Bribes ‘Tarnished Their NYPD Badges’

Roberto Espinal and Danny Cano are accused of taking bribes ranging from $40 to $1,500 for copies of official NYPD accident reports.

09/19/2013

City elected officials announce legislation to crack down on pop-up adult daycare centers, June 6, 2013. (credit: Twitter.com/Christine Quinn)

City Officials Propose Crackdown On Unregulated Medicaid-Funded Senior Centers

Gov. Cuomo’s attempt to rein in Medicaid spending allowed private operators to open adult daycare centers. Since then, the number of the Medicaid-funded centers in New York City has exploded.

06/06/2013

Joe Spicuzzo (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Court Hearing Set For Former County Sheriff

The 65-year-old was arrested on bribery and official misconduct charges last week.

03/15/2011

Joe Spicuzzo (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Former NJ Sheriff Arrested On Bribery Charges

Former Middlesex County Sheriff Joe Spicuzzo was arrested on Monday, accused of selling jobs and promotions at the sheriff’s office for up to $25,000 each, authorities said.

03/07/2011