NY Assemblyman Convicted Of Bribery And Extortion

Law360, Los Angeles (March 6, 2014, 6:58 PM EST) -- New York State Assemblyman William F. Boyland Jr. was convicted by a federal jury Thursday on felony bribery and extortion charges stemming his solicitation of more than $250,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents for real estate and carnival business deals.

Following a monthlong trial before U.S. District Judge Sandra L. Townes, the jury convicted Boyland on all 21 counts he faced, including federal programs bribery, extortion, honest services wire fraud and federal programs theft, according to prosecutors and court records. As a result of his...
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