Ex-NY State Sen. Bruno Won't Get $2M Legal Fees Yet

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 3:56 PM EST) -- Former New York state Sen. Joseph L. Bruno, accused of criminally exploiting his position, can't collect more than $2 million in legal fees because his reimbursement request was premature, the state attorney general's office said in a letter last week.

Ex-Senate majority leader Bruno had requested that New York reimburse him for the money he used to defend himself from honest services fraud charges that led to a conviction the Second Circuit vacated in November. The attorney general's office won't consider the request yet because prosecutors...
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