Former Cuomo Aide, Ex-SUNY Prez Deny Graft Charges

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 2:33 PM EST) -- Eight men including a noted former aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and an ex-State University of New York Polytechnic Institute president denied federal corruption charges at an arraignment Thursday in Manhattan, where U.S. District Judge Valerie E. Caproni hinted at the possibility of guilty pleas in the near future.

Ex-Cuomo deputy Joseph Percoco and former SUNY leader Alain Kaloyeros denied the charges of an indictment that sets forth what federal prosecutor Janis Echenberg called "overlapping schemes" to steer lucrative contracts to private developers in...
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