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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Statement Of Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office On The Convictions Of State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos And His Son Adam

Robert Khuzami, Attorney for the United States, Acting Under Authority Conferred by 28 U.S.C. § 515, said:  “Yet again, a New York jury heard a sordid tale of bribery, extortion, and the abuse of power by a powerful public official of this State.  And yet again, a jury responded with a unanimous verdict of guilt, in this case of Dean Skelos and his son Adam – sending the resounding message that political corruption will not be tolerated.”

Topic(s): 
Public Corruption
Press Release Number: 
18-245
Updated July 17, 2018