Lobbyist Gets 3 Months For Bribing Ex-NY Pol Kruger

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 9:42 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday sentenced a lobbyist to three months in prison for participating in a scheme to bribe former New York State Sen. Carl Kruger, already behind bars for taking payoffs from health care executives and others.

U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff doled out a three-month sentence to Richard Lipsky, a lobbyist who in January admitted he had in 2008 paid Kruger-linked entities a "referral fee" after the senator directed clients his way, with the understanding that Kruger would be in...
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