Queens Councilman Ruben Wills Arrested In Corruption ProbeAn indictment unsealed in Queens Criminal Court on Wednesday charges Wills, a Democrat, with a dozen crimes. They include scheme to defraud, grand larceny and falsifying business records.
Ex-Lawmaker Shirley Huntley Sentenced To More Than A Year In Prison In Fraud CaseThe 74-year-old former New York State lawmaker secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency after she pleaded guilty to embezzling money.
Lawmakers Taped In Corruption Probe NamedMalcolm 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.
Ex-Lawmaker Works With Feds To Bust Latest Allegedly Corrupt NYS PoliticianCBS 2’s Marcia Kramer has learned another elected official is about to go down in the on-going corruption probe involving New York politicians and it turns out his colleague ratted him out.
Former State Sen. Shirley Huntley Pleads Guilty To Second Felony Stemming From Sham CharityThe Queens Democrat admitted to tampering with evidence and falsifying evidence in an effort to obstruct the investigation into a grant she sponsored for a nonprofit organization, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Queens Sen. Shirley Huntley Indicted In Pork ProbeDid another New York state lawmaker turn lawbreaker? A Queens state senator was recently busted for trying to cover up corruption involving her staff and family.