Jury Convicts Bronx Assemblyman Of Bribery

Law360, Los Angeles (January 13, 2014, 9:47 PM EST) -- A jury on Monday evening found New York Assemblyman Eric A. Stevenson guilty on all charges of taking $22,000 in bribes in a pay-for-laws scheme in which he proposed bills to help certain businesses in exchange for cash.

The Bronx representative was automatically removed from his seat with the guilty verdict and faces up to 55 years in prison. Stevenson, a Democrat who was charged in April, accepted envelopes full of cash from developers to help create a “local monopoly” for two planned adult day care...
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