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Sen. Carl Kruger

Sen Carl Kruger, left, with his lawyer (credit: CBS 2)

Former Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced To 7 Years In Corruption Case

There was an unusual plea for leniency Thursday from a former Brooklyn senator being sentenced on corruption charges. Carl Kruger said he may have taken bribes, but he’s not as corrupt as other Albany politicians. The judge, as it turned out, didn’t agree.

04/26/2012

State Sen. Carl Kruger of Brooklyn, center, enters FBI headquarters to surrender to federal authorities with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, Thursday, March 10, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

New York State Sen. Carl Kruger Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery

A New York state senator has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he took $1 million in bribes in a federal influence-peddling case.

04/12/2011

Ex-NY Hospital Executive David Rosen Indicted On Bribery Charges

A Manhattan grand jury charged David Rosen with bribing Kruger and Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. in exchange for favorable treatment in Albany for his MediSys Health Network. All three deny any wrongdoing.

04/01/2011

Generic Hospital Bed File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Board Fires NYC Hospital Exec Facing Charges

David Rosen, chief executive of MediSys Health Network, has been replaced with his second-in-command. He’s among eight people charged last week with participating in a federal influence-peddling case.

03/16/2011

NY State Sen. Carl Kruger (credit: NYSenate.gov)

Sources: Sen. Kruger Probe Just Getting Warmed Up

There was word of an expanding Albany corruption investigation on Friday. Sources say the pay-to-play probe that led to the indictment of Brooklyn Sen. Carl Kruger isn’t over.

03/11/2011