Tuesday, February 24, 2015


  Those were the words of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver as he told reporters as he was leaving the federal courthouse in lower Manhattan.  Silver's lawyer commented that his client has already declared guilty by U.S. Attorney Pheet Bharara, with the help of the media. The U.S. Attorney's office dismissed the charges as 'Baseless'. Silver who said little, did say that he would be found not guilty. 

  Silver has been indicted on three counts which are 
1 - Mail Fraud
2 - Wire Fraud
3 - Extortion

The full 25 page Indictment - The United State VS. Sheldon Silver can be found here.

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