Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Sheldon Silver sentenced to 12 years for corruption schemes


New York Daily News sketch by Jane Rosenberg
Former State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for using his vast power to line his own pockets with $5.3 million.
Manhattan Federal Court Judge Valerie Caproni slammed the adulterous Lower East Side Democrat as one of the most crooked elected officials the state has ever seen.
“Silver's corruption cast a shadow over everything he has done," Caproni said

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