Lying Charge Against NY Lawmaker Shows Feds Won't Relent

Law360, New York (July 2, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT) -- The indictment of New York Sen. Tom Libous for lying to the FBI is highly limited in scope and might not have been brought at all had the terminally ill Republican left office, but it nevertheless serves as a fresh signal that the feds remain intent on targeting corruption after a state-level probe fizzled, experts say.

Libous, who has been open about his poor cancer prognosis of late, has long been a rumored target of investigation on a number of fronts. He was hit Tuesday with...
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