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John Sampson

State Sen. John Sampson (credit: nysenate.gov)

Once Powerful Brooklyn State Senator Indicted On New Corruption Charges

Sampson is accused of lying to the FBI about getting a staff member to take action that would benefit a local liquor store. He was a secret partner in the Brooklyn liquor store, according to prosecutors.

02/03/2014

Shirley Huntley with husband and friends leaving federal court after her sentencing, May 9, 2013. (Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Ex-Lawmaker Shirley Huntley Sentenced To More Than A Year In Prison In Fraud Case

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.

05/09/2013

Former St. Sen. Shirley Huntley/file (credit: Shirley Huntley/NY State Senate)

Lawmakers Taped In Corruption Probe Named

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.

05/08/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll, Pool)

NY Leaders To Meet For State Budget Talks

Thursday’s meeting will include the Democratic governor, Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Assembly Republican leader Brian Kolb and Senate Democratic leader John Sampson.

03/17/2011

Aqueduct Racetrack - Queens, NY - File Photo

NYS Ins. General: Widespread Democratic Corruption

It could be a political game changer. A scathing report about corruption that stretches from Albany to Aqueduct has raised serious questions about New York lawmakers. Will it impact campaign 2010?

10/22/2010