NY Pols Get Prison For Real Estate Bribery

Law360, New York (November 19, 2012, 7:42 PM EST) -- A former top Yonkers, N.Y., Democrat was sentenced to six years in prison for taking bribes to approve two housing and mixed-used projects, while a Republican who funneled the money to her received a three-year prison sentence.

U.S. District Judge Collen McMahon sentenced Sandy Annabi, the former Democratic majority leader on Yonkers' city council, to six years for taking $200,000 in bribes to change her vote and approve several real estate projects, including a large development for Forest City Ratner, the outfit behind the development of...
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