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Former NY Senate Democratic Leader John Sampson. Photo: Karen DeWitt
Former NY Senate Democratic Leader John Sampson. Photo: Karen DeWitt

Another State Senator arrested

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

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