Mistrial For Labor Boss, Hedge Funder In Union Graft Case

By William Gorta (November 16, 2017, 2:46 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the corruption case against New York City labor leader Norman Seabrook and Platinum Partners LP founder Murray Huberfeld, after the jury, having deliberated about 36 hours over six days, announced itself for a second time to be deadlocked.

Union leader Norman Seabrook, left, and his attorney, Paul Shechtman of Bracewell LLP, talk to reporters outside Manhattan federal court Thursday after a mistrial was declared in the honest services wire fraud and conspiracy trial of Seabrook and Platinum Partners LP founder Murray Huberfeld. (William Gorta | Law360) The jury, which began...

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