corruption

Mike Groll / AP

Several corruption trials are set for 2018 after a scandal involving nine of Governor Cuomo’s former associates who worked on his administration’s economic development projects. Advocates say they will continue to push for reforms to prevent such problems from happening again.

Ed Betz / AP

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and one of his top aides were indicted in federal court on Wednesday for allegedly trying to cover up former Police Chief James Burke’s beating of a suspect in 2012.

Bebeto Matthews / AP

New Yorkers have the power on November 7 to decide whether some state officials convicted of a felony should be stripped of their pensions.

Bebeto Matthews / AP

Federal prosecutors charged four college basketball coaches with bribery, fraud, and corruption on Monday. Authorities say the coaches accepted tens of thousands of dollars to steer college basketball players toward specific clothing companies and managing agents.

Seth Wenig / AP

Former State Senate Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam saw their federal corruption convictions overturned by a federal appeals court panel Tuesday. Skelos is the second former legislative leader to win his case on appeal in the past two months, after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling revised the laws under which they were convicted.  

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