Once Powerful Brooklyn State Senator Indicted On New Corruption ChargesSampson 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.
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.

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