Ex-Bronx Sen. Espada Found Guilty Of Stealing From Nonprofit

Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 2:38 PM EDT) -- A Brooklyn federal jury found Pedro Espada Jr. guilty on four counts of theft Monday, but couldn't reach a verdict on conspiracy charges, after prosecutors accused the former New York state senator and his son of rigging bids and stealing $500,000 from their nonprofit health care network.

Hours after delivering a guilty verdict against Pedro Espada Jr. on four theft counts the jury said it could not reach a verdict on remaining counts of conspiracy and theft lodged against the influential ex-politician and his son Pedro...
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