Janet Miller, 39, admitted to stealing more than $650,000 from a Manhattan business woman between July of 2011 and August of 2012, authorities said.
The 74-year-old former New York State lawmaker secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency after she pleaded guilty to embezzling money.
Malcolm Smith of Queens and John Sampson of Brooklyn, two of those recorded, have already been charged with crimes including bribery and embezzlement, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.
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.
Henry Wachtel has been jailed since early April when he was accused of bludgeoning his mother to death during an epileptic seizure.
City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful John Liu was never charged and has denied any wrongdoing.
Attorney Robert Gottlieb filed a motion Thursday for a new trial based on new evidence, saying there’s not enough proof left in the case after some eyewitnesses backtracked.
In an address to the NYPD’s top brass at police headquarters, Bloomberg staunchly defended the practice and offered a stinging criticism of legislation to curtail it.
Testifying for the NYPD in defense of stop-and-frisk tactics in the 40th Precinct in the Bronx were three sergeants who had supervised the supposedly disgruntled cop who secretly taped roll calls.
Defendants Michael Vanhise, Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz will go to trial together. The trial is scheduled to begin in November.
Deputy Inspector James Shay, former Commanding Officer of the Police Academy, testified that he was in charge of training police officers to recognize the characteristics of armed suspects.
Queens lawmaker Malcolm Smith is now accused in a complicated shake-down bribe scheme of trying to buy himself a new Senate leadership role.
The Horace Mann Action Coalition have hired former judge and sex crimes prosecutor Leslie Crocker Snyder to conduct an independent probe of alleged sexual abuse at the elite New York City school.
The court case over the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk program has been going on for one month.
Another story of an innocent man being searched was told Wednesday at the stop-and-frisk trial in Manhattan federal court.
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