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Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Former New York State Sen. Pedro Espada Gets 5 Years In Prison

The once-influential politician was convicted previously in a separate case alleging he looted more than $500,000 from taxpayer-subsidized health clinics in the Bronx.

06/14/2013

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Former Sen. Pedro Espada Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

Disgraced former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. is finally going to jail for using money from his Bronx health clinics to fund a lavish lifestyle.

10/12/2012

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Pedro Espada Expected To Plead Guilty To Remaining Charge In Embezzlement Case

Some charges were left unresolved by the jury when Espada was found guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court in May. The jury deadlocked on one count against him and on all charges against his son.

10/11/2012

Former New York Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: AP Photo)

Ex-Lawmaker Espada Prepares For Federal Embezzlement Trial

Ex-lawmaker Pedro Espada Jr. is preparing for a federal trial on embezzlement charges this week in New York.

03/11/2012