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Political Operative Gets Prison For Stealing From Bloomberg CampaignA political operative convicted of bamboozling Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced to prison Monday.
John Haggerty Convicted Of Stealing From Bloomberg's CampaignJohn Haggerty was convicted today of cheating Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of $1.1 million, ending a case that has put a spotlight on the billionaire mayor and the inner workings of his campaigns.
Jury Gets Case Of Political Consultant Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg CampaignPut simply, prosecutors say John Haggerty stole money from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Trial For John Haggerty, Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg Campaign, Highlights Ballot SecurityDemocrats and some voting-rights advocates have long criticized ballot security as a racially charged fig leaf for challenging and intimidating an opponent's supporters at the polls.
Trial Continues For Political Operative Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg CampaignJohn Haggerty denies the allegations against him, and his lawyers are striving to raise questions about Bloomberg's campaign finances - questions they posed Tuesday to former Deputy Mayor Kevin Sheekey.
Jury Selection Begins In Bloomberg Campaign Funds Theft TrialJury selection got under way in the trial of a political consultant charged with stealing more than $1 million from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Judge Denies Political Operative's Request To Have Case Thrown OutA political operative charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million has lost a bid to have the case thrown out.
Case Of Mayor's Money Puts NY Party In Costly SpotNew York state's Independence Party bills itself as blasting a straightforward new path through two-party politics, but now the state's third-largest party is increasingly embroiled in high-stakes intrigue of its own.
Man Accused Of Bilking Bloomberg Wants Case TossedJohn Haggerty's lawyer and prosecutors were scheduled to make arguments Tuesday before a Manhattan judge. Haggerty has pleaded not guilty to grand larceny and other charges.