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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

Mistrial Declared in Ex-Jail Guard Union Boss Bribery Case

Mistrial Declared in Ex-Jail Guard Union Boss Bribery Case

A mistrial has been declared in the New York bribery trial of the former head of the nation's largest municipal jail guard union.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

Jury in NYC Jail Guard Union Case Says It's Deadlocked

Jury in NYC Jail Guard Union Case Says It's Deadlocked

Jurors who complained of a deadlock will resume deliberations Wednesday at the bribery trial of the former head of the nation's largest municipal jail guard union.

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017

Former Union Boss of NYC Jail Guards to Face Trial

Former Union Boss of NYC Jail Guards to Face Trial

The man who became a political powerbroker in New York City while representing guards in the city's 10,000-inmate jail system faces a bribery trial Monday that could send him to prison.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016

Ex-NYC Correction Boss Pleads Not Guilty to Bribery

Ex-NYC Correction Boss Pleads Not Guilty to Bribery

The former head of New York City's jail guard union has pleaded not guilty in his bribery case.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016

Escort in NYPD Bribery Probe: I Didn't Know They Were Cops

Escort in NYPD Bribery Probe: I Didn't Know They Were Cops

The woman at the center of an NYPD corruption scandal says she will testify if asked to do so in the case against police officers who are facing federal bribery charges along with a Brooklyn businessman.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016

4 NYPD Officers, 2 Others Charged in Corruption Probe

4 NYPD Officers, 2 Others Charged in Corruption Probe

Four NYPD officials — including one who has pleaded guilty to bribery —have been charged along with a pair of businessmen in connection with a federal corruption investigation, according to law enforcement...

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016

NYC Correction Boss Removed From Post After Corruption Bust

NYC Correction Boss Removed From Post After Corruption Bust

The longtime head of New York City's jail guard union has been removed from his post following his arrest on federal corruption charges.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016

Correction Boss Busted in Alleged Pension Scam

Correction Boss Busted in Alleged Pension Scam

The FBI has arrested the leader of a powerful city union on corruption charges in an ongoing investigation focusing on the NYPD and City Hall.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

11 Alleged Mobsters Busted on Loansharking Charges

11 Alleged Mobsters Busted on Loansharking Charges

Members and associates of one of New York's legendary crime families used check cashing businesses and a Newark restaurant to run a racketeering enterprise that reaped millions of dollars through loansharking...

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

Gambling Ring Catering to NYC's High Rollers Busted: Sources

Gambling Ring Catering to NYC's High Rollers Busted: Sources

Teams of FBI agents are making arrests and executing federal search warrants throughout New York City, the metro area and elsewhere in the United States in connection with an extensive illegal gambling...

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