Vincent Tabone

Malcolm Smith Found Guilty In 2013 NYC Mayoral Election Bribery SchemeA federal jury found Smith guilty on Thursday of all charges, including bribery conspiracy, wire fraud, use of interstate facilities to commit bribery, extortion and obstruction.
Prosecutor Describes Alleged Cash Bribes As Malcolm Smith Retrial OpensIn opening statements at Smith's corruption retrial, a prosecutor said the Queens Democrat paid bribes to get permission from Republican leaders to run on the GOP line.
Former NYC Councilman Daniel Halloran Convicted Of BriberyHalloran was found guilty Tuesday in a scheme to bribe Republican party leaders so state Sen. Malcolm Smith, a Democrat, could run for the GOP line in the New York City mayoral race.
Judge Declares Mistrial In Malcolm Smith Corruption CaseThe mistrial covers Smith and Queens Republican leader Vincent Tabone. Former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran trial will continue.
Mistrial Motion Weighed In Malcolm Smith Corruption TrialThe judge said that if enough jurors agree to serve through the delay -- another two weeks -- the White Plains trial can go on.
Newly Disclosed Tapes Could Stop Malcolm Smith Corruption TrialDefense attorneys argued Friday that the trial must be halted because more than 90 hours of secret recordings -- including 28 hours in Yiddish -- had been withheld by prosecutors until this week.
WCBS 880: Jurors Watch Video Of Undercover Agents Discussing Alleged Bribe Scheme With Malcolm SmithSmith allegedly paid off former City Councilman Daniel Halloran and top Republican Party bosses, believing running on the GOP line would help his chances at winning City Hall.
Attorney In NYC Corruption Trial Argues Vincent Tabone Didn't Know He Was Taking BribesOn Thursday, Vincent Tabone's attorney gave the jury his take on the bribe payment scene that allegedly unfolded on Valentine's Day last year.
Prosecutor In Corruption Trial: State Sen. Malcolm Smith Betrayed ConstituentsNew York state Sen. Malcolm Smith betrayed the people who elected him by trying to bribe his way into New York City's mayoral ballot, a federal prosecutor charged Wednesday.
Jury Selection Underway In Malcolm Smith Corruption TrialProspective jurors in the corruption trial of state Sen. Malcolm Smith were asked Monday if they recognized any names on the witness list.
Malcolm Smith Corruption Trial Set To Begin Amid State Senator's Re-Election BidState Sen. Malcolm Smith is accused of trying to bribe his way onto the ballot says.
Troubles Continue For Sen. Malcolm Smith -- Hit With Alarming New Charge Queens lawmaker Malcolm Smith is now accused in a complicated shake-down bribe scheme of trying to buy himself a new Senate leadership role.