Jury In John Haggerty Case Asks Who Victim Is; Judge Says BloombergThe jury's latest question reveals confusion as they try to sort through the political wheeling and dealing that left Bloomberg's re-election campaign out $1.1 million in the mayor's own money.
Jury Gets Case Of Political Consultant Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg CampaignPut simply, prosecutors say John Haggerty stole money from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
John Haggerty's Defense Claims His Action 'Wasn't A Crime' Haggerty's defense claimed he created a slipshod budget for the billionaire's campaign because he believed no one cared about the details in a win-at-all-costs environment fostered by mayoral insiders desperate to hold on to power.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg Testifies At Ex-Operative's TrialBloomberg testified that he never would have donated more than $1 million to the state Independence Party in 2009 if he had thought it wouldn't be used on a poll-monitoring operation.
Trial For John Haggerty, Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg Campaign, Highlights Ballot SecurityDemocrats and some voting-rights advocates have long criticized ballot security as a racially charged fig leaf for challenging and intimidating an opponent's supporters at the polls.
Trial Continues For Political Operative Accused Of Stealing From Bloomberg CampaignJohn Haggerty denies the allegations against him, and his lawyers are striving to raise questions about Bloomberg's campaign finances - questions they posed Tuesday to former Deputy Mayor Kevin Sheekey.
Prosecutor: John Haggerty Stole $1 Million From Mayor Michael BloombergProsecutors told the jury that Haggerty exploited the good will and trust of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his campaign staff.
Jury Selection Begins In Bloomberg Campaign Funds Theft TrialJury selection got under way in the trial of a political consultant charged with stealing more than $1 million from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Judge Denies Political Operative's Request To Have Case Thrown OutA political operative charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than $1 million has lost a bid to have the case thrown out.
Man Accused Of Bilking Bloomberg Wants Case TossedJohn Haggerty's lawyer and prosecutors were scheduled to make arguments Tuesday before a Manhattan judge. Haggerty has pleaded not guilty to grand larceny and other charges.