Ex-NY Pol Jailed For Bribery Admits To Tax Fraud

Law360, New York (March 4, 2013, 5:53 PM EST) -- Zehy Jereis, the influential former chairman of the Yonkers Republican Committee, pled guilty to tax fraud in New York federal court Monday, the same day he surrendered to begin serving a four-year sentence on bribery charges tied to local real estate projects.

Jereis, 41, was sentenced in November on charges he funneled bribes to a former top Yonkers Democrat to approve two housing and mixed-used projects. He chaired the Yonkers Republican Committee from 2003-07.

On Monday, he surrendered to begin serving the four-year term and also...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Annabi et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

January 5, 2010

Government Agencies

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