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Political Operative Gets Prison For Stealing From Bloomberg Campaign

A political operative convicted of bamboozling Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced to prison Monday.

12/19/2011

John Haggerty Convicted Of Stealing From Bloomberg’s Campaign

John 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.

10/21/2011

Jury Gets Case Of Political Consultant Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg Campaign

Put simply, prosecutors say John Haggerty stole money from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

10/19/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Getty Images)

Trial For John Haggerty, Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg Campaign, Highlights Ballot Security

Democrats 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.

10/02/2011

Trial Continues For Political Operative Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg Campaign

John 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.

09/27/2011

Jury Selection Begins In Bloomberg Campaign Funds Theft Trial

Jury 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.

09/19/2011

Judge Denies Political Operative’s Request To Have Case Thrown Out

A 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.

03/15/2011

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Case Of Mayor’s Money Puts NY Party In Costly Spot

New 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.

03/13/2011

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Man Accused Of Bilking Bloomberg Wants Case Tossed

John 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.

02/08/2011