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Press Release

Press Conference Advisory: Thursday, September 22, 2016, at 12:00 p.m.

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York

There will be a press conference today at noon to announce public corruption charges against nine defendants, including Joseph Percoco, the former Executive Deputy Secretary to the Governor, and Alain Kaloyeros, the President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, for their roles in two bribery and fraud schemes in connection with the award of hundreds of millions of dollars in New York State contracts and other official state actions.  Relevant charging documents are attached. 


Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York

Adam Cohen, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Buffalo Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Shantelle P. Kitchen, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division


Press Conference


Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.


U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York

1 St. Andrew’s Plaza, New York, NY 10007


James Margolin, Dawn Dearden, Nicholas Biase

(212) 637-2600


Updated September 22, 2016