Pedro Espada Jr.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The federal judge in former New York State Senator Pedro Espada, Jr.’s upcoming tax evasion trial has warned prosecutors against causing any more delays in the case. U.S. District Judge William […]
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Hours after jurors reached a partial verdict in the federal fraud case against former Bronx senator Pedro Espada Jr., the judge declared a mistrial in the remaining conspiracy and tax fraud counts against the politician and in all counts against his son.
A deadlocked jury has delayed a verdict in the federal fraud case against former Bronx senator Pedro Espada. As he awaited his fate earlier Wednesday, an angry Espada went off on Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Former senator Pedro Espada went on trial Wednesday nearly three years after CBS 2 began a series of exposes about his political career and the operation of his Bronx health clinic.
Ex-lawmaker Pedro Espada Jr. is preparing for a federal trial on embezzlement charges this week in New York.
The Espadas were accused of cheating on their taxes, as well as stealing more than $500,000 from their health clinic in the Bronx. In addition to theft and embezzlement charges, they were charged with tax evasion.
The Espadas were accused of cheating on their taxes, as well as stealing more than $500,000 from their health clinic in the Bronx.
At a brief court hearing, a Brooklyn judge scheduled jury selection for Sept. 12 in the case against Pedro Espada Jr. and his son, Pedro G. Espada.
A former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son are due at a pre-trial hearing in New York City.
Already charged in a federal fraud indictment, the former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son could also soon be facing charges of tax evasion.
A number of high profile races — including the Republican primary for governor and Democratic nomination for attorney general will be decided Tuesday.