International Financial Law Prof Blog

Editor: William Byrnes
Texas A&M University
School of Law

Monday, November 30, 2015

New York's (Ex) Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Found Guilty of Extortion & Money Laundering

NY Times article here

"Mr. Silver, who must automatically forfeit the legislative seat to which he was first elected nearly 40 years ago, was convicted on all seven counts of honest services fraud, extortion and money laundering filed against him."

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested On Corruption Charges - 15 Years of Kickbacks   

also see Former New York Assemly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Headaches Mount as Son-in-Law Indicted in Ponzi Scheme

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