Ethics & Corruption

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A federal judge has delayed the sentencing of former Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota until June.

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Legislation in New York would make it the first state to require state and local elected officials to make their tax returns public, in an effort to weed out corruption.  

Seth Wenig / AP

A federal appeals court has partially overturned the corruption conviction of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. 

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Former Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and his top aide will be sentenced on April 30.  

Seth Wenig / AP

A federal jury has found former Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota guilty on all charges in the latest corruption trial that has brought down some of Long Island’s most powerful public officials. Spota’s ex-aide, Christopher McPartland, was also found guilty.