Duty To Report Bribes Key To NY Corruption Crackdown

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to make New York public officials who fail to report bribery attempts subject to prosecution could go a long way toward deterring the rampant public corruption in Empire State politics that has generated a slew of high-profile arrests, legal experts said.

The Democratic governor unveiled the idea as part of a package of anti-corruption measures designed to curb bribes and other public-sector shenanigans after two federal busts last week saw state lawmakers from both parties, a New York City councilman, and other...
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