Ex-NYC Council President Cops To Tax Charge

Law360, New York (December 1, 2010, 6:50 PM EST) -- Former New York City Council President Andrew Stein, who was named in criminal filings lodged against accused investment fraud artist Kenneth Ira Starr, pled guilty on Wednesday to failing to pay income taxes for 2008.

Standing next to his lawyer, Andrew J. Maloney, Stein entered his plea to the misdemeanor charge before Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Facing a maximum penalty of a year in prison and a year of supervised release, Stein is...
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