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Extortion Count Against Ex-Cuomo Aide Cut From Graft Trial

Law360, New York (February 26, 2018, 8:10 PM EST) -- A former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo couldn't have used his official role to extort money from a developer because the aide was in the private sector when the alleged misconduct took place, a Manhattan federal judge ruled Monday, trimming a charge from an 11-count corruption indictment.

U.S. District Judge Valerie E. Caproni made the ruling in favor of ex-Cuomo “right-hand man” Joe Percoco, who is accused alongside businessmen Peter G. Kelly Jr., Steven Aiello and Joseph Gerardi, as a sixth week of...
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New York Southern

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November 22, 2016

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