corruption

Guilty of Corruption Again
Former Senate Speaker Dean Skelos and his son, Adam have been convicted of corruption after the first verdict was set aside under redefined corruption laws.
"Active Investigations" Continue
United States Attorney Preet Bharara says there is "insufficient evidence to prove a federal crime" was committed in connection with Governor Cuomo's premature closure of the Moreland Commission.
Bharara on Monday released a two-sentence statement on his office's review of…
"A Deep Problem"
United States Attorney Preet Bharara says there now can be "no doubt" that there is a "deep problem" of corruption in Albany.
In an interview with New York City radio station WNYC on Monday, December 12, Bharara said that in the aftermath of the convictions of former Assembly Spea…
Guilty
Former New York state Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, have been found guilty of eight counts following a lengthy trial in federal court in New York City.
The father and son had been charged with extortion, bribery and conspiracy...
Senate Majority Leader Arrested
New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam Skelos, have been arrested on federal corruption charges.
The 67-year-old senator and his 32-year-old son turned themselves in at an FBI office in New York City May 4.
United States Attorney Preet Bharara said the men are named in a s…