On paper, these should be the best of times for Democrats in New York’s state Senate.
They’re running under the same banner as Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose poll numbers are sky-high. They are within striking distance of gaining a majority,...
May 07, 2013 — Former Senate Democratic Leader John Sampson turned himself in to federal authorities Monday, after being accused in a nine count indictment of embezzling nearly half a million dollars from mortgage foreclosure accounts, and then trying to cover it up.
According to the federal compliant, Senator Sampson is accused of embezzling $440,000 in funds that he was entrusted to care for as a court appointed referee on four foreclosed Brooklyn properties. Go to full article