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January 23, 2015 2:43 pm

New York’s Sheldon Silver Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes

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New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. Photo: Wiki Commons.

New York Post – Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver mastered “the greedy art of secret self-reward” while lining his pockets with “‹nearly “‹$4 million in kickbacks and bribes, prosecutors said Thursday, after arresting the powerful Democrat.

Federal authorities also seized $3.8 million from Silver, freezing eight of his bank accounts at six different banks, authorities said.

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