Seabrook is charged in a whole series if kickback scams, including one involving a boiler contract for the new Yankee Stadium.
The jury in the corruption trial of New York City councilman Larry Seabrook has hit a wall.
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.”
A state lawmaker who was acquitted earlier this month in a bribery case has been arrested on new corruption charges.
Cammarano was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison under a plea agreement. He admitted taking $25,000 from government informant Solomon Dwek, who posed as a crooked developer.
The grand marshal of the 31st annual celebration was “Bollywood” star actress Rani Mukherji, who was mobbed by fans when she arrived for the 10-block parade down Madison, starting at 38th Street.
Codey, never shy to speak his mind, didn’t disappoint when he stopped by WCBS Newsradio 880’s studios and spoke at length with afternoon drive anchor Wayne Cabot.
That question evoked a wide-range of answers from people who took a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind phone survey as well as people who called into the WCBS 880 talkback line.
James ran Newark for more than 20 years and was also a state senator before he was convicted in 2008 and sent to prison on charges of abusing his office by steering city-owned land to his one-time mistress.
Former Perth Amboy mayor and state assemblyman Joseph Vas was sentenced to more than six years in prison after being convicted last fall of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.
Congress is poised to pass legislation giving employees in the most sensitive government jobs a way to report corruption, waste and mismanagement without turning to outside organizations like WikiLeaks.
The former city council president said after he was sworn in last June that he would only serve out the remainder of former mayor Eddie Perez’s term.
Federal prosecutors plan to pursue new fraud charges against former New York Senate leader Joseph Bruno despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of some other convictions for “honest services” fraud.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — They’re accused of laundering millions of dollars through international networks that reach back to Israel, yet several of the defendants in New Jersey’s largest corruption sting have been allowed to travel […]
City leaders, police, city workers and community activists lined up to shake hands with Sharpe James on Thursday.