NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Opening statements will be heard in Norman Seabrook’s corruption retrial, Thursday morning.

Seabrook, the former jail guard union boss, was charged with committing honest services wire fraud.

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He was accused of taking $60,000 in bribes to funnel $20 million of union money into a hedge fund.

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His first trial ended last year with a deadlocked jury after a witness implicated Seabrook and other political figures including Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Seabrook has pleaded not guilty, and a jury was chosen Wednesday for the second trial.