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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

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Jury In John Haggerty Case Asks Who Victim Is; Judge Says Bloomberg

The jury’s latest question reveals confusion as they try to sort through the political wheeling and dealing that left Bloomberg’s re-election campaign out $1.1 million in the mayor’s own money.

10/20/2011

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

John Haggerty’s Defense Claims His Action ‘Wasn’t A Crime’

Haggerty’s defense claimed he created a slipshod budget for the billionaire’s campaign because he believed no one cared about the details in a win-at-all-costs environment fostered by mayoral insiders desperate to hold on to power.

10/18/2011

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Testifies At Ex-Operative’s Trial

Bloomberg testified that he never would have donated more than $1 million to the state Independence Party in 2009 if he had thought it wouldn’t be used on a poll-monitoring operation.

10/03/2011

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

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Prosecutor: John Haggerty Stole $1 Million From Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Prosecutors told the jury that Haggerty exploited the good will and trust of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his campaign staff.

09/26/2011

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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

Polital operative John Haggerty, charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million, leaves criminal court in New York, Tuesday, March 15, 2011. A Manhattan judge denied Haggerty's request Tuesday to have the case against him thrown out of court.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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

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