Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced To Seven Years

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Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D) on Friday was sentenced to seven years in prison for public corruption.

The sentence comes after his initial conviction and 12-year sentence in 2015 was thrown out by an appeals court.

Silver, a former top ally of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), faced up to 130 years in prison after being convicted of seven counts of federal corruption in May.

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

5 COMMENTS

  1. Rabossoi! We will all have to answer for our actions. In preparation of Elul all are reminded oh lo lyom hmissah oh lo lyom htochach.

  2. Poor guy! L’myseh he wasn’t a bad person. Nobody was hurt by him. I hope he gets out in 3.5 years or sooner.

  3. People who like to see other people sit in Jail are Reshoim!

    Unless a person is a danger to society, he has no business being locked up, period!

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