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Apr 02 2013

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Dan Halloran, Malcolm Smith Arrested in Corruption Probe

 

Dan Halloran for CongressBREAKING NEWS: Two Queens legislators, Dan Halloran and Malcolm Smith were arrested early this morning as part of an ongoing corruption case.

More on this to follow as it develops.

NEW YORK (WABC) – Authorities say New York State Senator Malcolm Smith and New York City Councilman Dan Halloran were arrested Tuesday morning as part of an ongoing corruption case.

They will be arraigned later today in federal court in White Plains.

Also arrested were Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin and Deputy Mayor Joseph Desmaret.

Two others, identified as Vicent Tabone and Joseph Savine, are also facing charges in the corruption probe.

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Update: The New York Post is calling the charges a massive bribery scheme whereby Smith and Halloran plotted to rig the Mayoral election through bribes and fraud.

Is Eric Ulrich next?

 

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