New York state Sen. Malcolm Smith betrayed the people who elected him by trying to bribe his way into New York City’s mayoral ballot, a federal prosecutor charged Wednesday.
Prospective jurors in the corruption trial of state Sen. Malcolm Smith were asked Monday if they recognized any names on the witness list.
State Sen. Malcolm Smith is accused of trying to bribe his way onto the ballot says.
New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran (R-19th) wants bribery charges against him dismissed.
State Sen. John Sampson has been indicted on two counts embezzlement, five counts of obstruction of justice and two counts of making false statements to the FBI, prosecutors announced Monday.
Queens lawmaker Malcolm Smith is now accused in a complicated shake-down bribe scheme of trying to buy himself a new Senate leadership role.
Already hit with criminal charges alleging that he took bribes in a federal corruption case, New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran (R-19th) is now facing an investigation by his own colleagues.
The hearings made it crystal clear — the city’s response to the Dec. 26 blizzard was too little, too late, and key decisions were simply not made by city leaders on autopilot.
Members of the Bloomberg administration will finally be called on the carpet on Monday to publicly explain how they blew the blizzard response.
Even though Friday’s storm wasn’t much to speak about in the five boroughs, the City’s aggressive response was a comfort to many still upset from the blizzard.
Last summer, Agent Daniel Chu was spotted speeding through a Queens neighborhood with emergency lights flashing as he drove to a Dunkin Donuts.