public corruption

Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Credit: Getty Images)

Prosecutor Describes Alleged Cash Bribes As Malcolm Smith Retrial Opens

In opening statements at Smith’s corruption retrial, a prosecutor said the Queens Democrat paid bribes to get permission from Republican leaders to run on the GOP line.

01/06/2015

Former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Joseph Hynes. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Record As Prosecutor Might Not Help Ex-Brooklyn DA In Corruption Probe

A public corruption probe has snared former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Joseph Hynes, and sources said his record as a prosecutor might not help him.

06/03/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Creates Panel To Investigate NY Legislature

The committee, established under New York’s anti-corruption Moreland Act, will have subpoena power and go after the influence of campaign contributions.

07/02/2013