A federal judge made a rare appearance Tuesday as a witness in a former New York City councilman’s bid for a new trial.
The 61-year-old former Bronx councilman told the judge that he remained a “proud man” but was prepared for whatever sentence she would deliver.
A veteran politician was convicted Thursday on nine of 12 counts in a corruption case accusing him of putting hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars meant for community projects in the pockets of his girlfriend and family.
Seabrook is charged in a whole series if kickback scams, including one involving a boiler contract for the new Yankee Stadium.
The jury in the corruption trial of New York City councilman Larry Seabrook has hit a wall.