State Sen. John Sampson

State Sen. John Sampson (credit: nysenate.gov)

Once Powerful Brooklyn State Senator Indicted On New Corruption Charges

Sampson is accused of lying to the FBI about getting a staff member to take action that would benefit a local liquor store. He was a secret partner in the Brooklyn liquor store, according to prosecutors.

02/03/2014

Former St. Sen. Shirley Huntley/file (credit: Shirley Huntley/NY State Senate)

Lawmakers Taped In Corruption Probe Named

Malcolm 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.

05/08/2013