New York Governor’s Former Top Aide Convicted on Bribery Charges

HeadlineMar 15, 2018
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In Albany, New York, a former senior aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo has been found guilty on three counts of corruption. Joseph Percoco was convicted of soliciting and accepting over $300,000 in bribes on behalf of executives from a pair of companies with state business. Governor Cuomo has said he wasn’t in charge of the contracts involved and that he had “no idea” about the alleged bribery and contract rigging laid out by prosecutors.

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