Federal authorities announce corruption charges against two NY assemblymen

NEW YORK – For the second time in a week, a New York state politician was arrested in a bribery scandal, leading a prosecutor to say Thursday that political corruption in the state “is indeed rampant” and people should be angry about it.

Assemblyman Eric Stevenson, a Democrat, was arrested in a bribery investigation in which another state assemblyman, Nelson Castro, cooperated against him.

Stevenson and four businessmen were charged in part with conspiring to pass a bill in the state legislature …

via The Cuckoo’s Nest http://thecuckoosnest.forumotion.com/t1639-federal-authorities-announce-corruption-charges-against-two-ny-assemblymen

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