Former New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi pleaded guilty to participating in a pay-to-play scandal at the public pension fund he once ran, the highest- ranking official convicted in a three-year investigation by state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo .
Former New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi, who was sentenced to as many as four years in prison last year after pleading guilty in a pay-to-play scandal at the pension fund he once ran, was granted parole.
Ex-New York Comptroller Alan Hevesi shouldn’t be sentenced by the judge who accepted his guilty plea for corruption involving the state pension fund because of a conflict of interest, Hevesi’s lawyer said in court.
Former New York state comptroller Alan Hevesi asked the judge who accepted his guilty plea to recuse himself, saying he hid a conflict of interest so he could preside over a newsworthy corruption case.
Former political consultant Henry “Hank” Morris pleaded guilty to securities fraud in a probe of corruption at the state pension fund by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo that has also spawned litigation against Quadrangle Group LLC co-founder Steven Rattner .