NY State Senator Resigns, Cops To Bribe Scheme

Law360, New York (December 20, 2011, 6:30 PM EST) -- Former New York state Sen. Carl Kruger on Tuesday pled guilty to bribery-related charges, admitting that he sold his influence in the state capital to lobbyists and health care industry insiders.

Prosecutors say Kruger, 62, supported his paymasters' causes in the state house for about $500,000 in bribes.

An influential Democrat in the New York state senate, Kruger had represented a district in Brooklyn since 1994 and chaired the Senate Finance Committee — a political career that ended Tuesday morning with a one-sentence resignation letter sent...
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New York Southern

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March 31, 2011

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