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[Sep 22, 2016] Federal & state prosecutors announced charges against 10 men, including 2 onetime senior advisers to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, in #corruption & #fraud cases involving state contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars. reuters.com/article/us-new…
[Apr 24, 2019] Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was convicted last year of taking bribes from companies with business before the state, was formally disbarred by an appellate court in Albany on Thursday. news.yahoo.com/joseph-percoco…
[Apr 24, 2019] Kaloyeros, the former president and CEO of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, was convicted by a federal jury in July of conspiring with developers to rig the bids on major upstate economic development projects. bizjournals.com/albany/news/20…
[12/11/18] Alain Kaloyeros, who brought nanotechnology industry to Albany & founded SUNY Polytechnic Institute..sentenced to 3.5yrs in prison..convicted by a federal jury of conspiring w developers to rig bids on major upstate economic dvlpmt proj bizjournals.com/albany/news/20…
[12/28/18] A sentencing date has been set for the crooked lobbyist-turned-gvmt-cooperator who was the star witness at the trial for a convicted aide to Gov Andrew Cuomo..faces up to 130 yrs in prison after pleading guilty to 8 felonies nypost.com/2018/12/28/buf…
[04/05/19] Disgraced former gvmt consultant & Albany insider Todd Howe, whose cooperation with federal prosecutors helped them convict a top aide to Gov Andrew Cuomo & the founder of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, won't be joining them in federal prison. timesunion.com/news/article/E…
Howe, a former lobbyist & 1-time aide to Gov Cuomo, was a key witness whose testimony led to bribery conviction of ex-Cuomo deputy Joe Percoco, & also helped expose SUNY development czar Alain Kaloyeros’ role in #BuffaloBillions bid-rigging #scandal

newsday.com/news/new-york/…
Already sentenced: Louis Ciminelli (28 mths), Joseph Gerardi (2½ yrs) & Steven Aiello (3yrs), all 3 major Cuomo donors.Joe Percoco, once Gov Cuomo’s right-hand man, got 6yrs. Todd Howe, a lifelong Cuomo crony who took a plea deal, still awaits sentence. nypost.com/2018/12/12/no-…
[Mar 25, 2019] Both Schuler and Kaloyeros were co-defendants with Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in a sprawling government corruption trial that shed light on Albany’s pay-to-play culture. nypost.com/2019/03/15/buf…
[12/7/18] A Manhattan federal judge sentenced Syracuse developer Joseph Gerardi to 2 ¹/₂ years behind bars for his role in a bid-rigging scheme that corrupted Gov. Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” program to revitalize upstate New York. nypost.com/2018/12/07/buf…
[12/3/18] A Manhattan federal judge blasted a real estate executive for playing dumb about bid-rigging contracts paid for by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “#BuffaloBillion” economic development program before sentencing him to 28 months in prison. nypost.com/2018/12/03/buf…
[3/13/18] But while Percoco was convicted of soliciting bribes from the Competitive Power Ventures energy company, he was acquitted of a similar charge involving the Syracuse-based COR Development Co. nypost.com/2018/03/13/ex-…
Gvmt watchdog grps said Albany is still a #corrupt cesspool.

“State gvmt is sick..It’s like a town w dirty water & no health dept. This epidemic will continue unless there is independent enforcement & strong laws.”

nypost.com/2018/09/20/cuo…
[05/25/2016] $1 Billion Went to Buffalo. Cuomo Donors Benefited. nytimes.com/2016/05/25/nyr…
[9/18/16] Manhattan US Atty Preet Bharara has expanded his anti-corruption crusade to the far western edge of the state — investigating Gov Cuomo’s controversial #BuffaloBillion revitalization project *REMEMBER THE NAMES* nypost.com/2015/09/18/bha…
Preet Bharara [Sep 22, 2016] Prosecutors in the office of US Attorney Preet Bharara have issued a subpoena for Anthony Weiner's cell phone and other records, according to law enforcement officials. cnn.com/2016/09/22/pol…
[Mar 2017] 'Sheriff of Wall Street' Preet Bharara DECLINED a call from Trump before being fired after the high profile New York attorney refused to step down in Sessions' cull of 46 Obama-appointed prosecutors dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4…
[Mar 2017] Federal prosecutor Preet Bharara was fired. He's the best-known U.S. attorney from the Obama administration, a man who once appeared on the cover of Time magazine as the top sheriff on Wall Street. npr.org/2017/03/11/519…
These emails were not turned over to the FBI field office in New York (they have the laptop), these are actual emails turned over to the U.S. Attorney in the Southern District; that’s Preet Bharara. theconservativetreehouse.com/2018/05/01/lou…
[Mar 20] Bharara says he considered taping call with Trump shortly after inauguration foxnews.com/politics/forme…
"We considered…taping the president," Bharara said on "The Beat with Ari Melber," referring to a proposed call after a March 9, 2017, voicemail from the president's then-secretary asked Bharara to call back Trump. nbcnews.com/politics/justi…
[Nov 30, 2016] The pow-wow between the two heavy hitters will focus on whether Wall Street- and political corruption-buster Bharara will remain as the Southern District’s top prosecutor. nypost.com/2016/11/30/don…
[July 21, 2018] New York corruption scandals: Here's who has been convicted in 2018

democratandchronicle.com/story/news/pol…
Albany on Trial:

In the past decade, the state capital has been rocked by a seemingly endless barrage of scandals and arrests involving officeholders.

nytimes.com/news-event/alb…
[9/26/2016] Andrew Cuomo and the #Corruption of Albany

newyorker.com/news/daily-com…
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