Profiles

Very Persuasive Vincent Leibell

Very Persuasive Vincent Leibell

Vincent Leibell held state office for 28 years representing Putnam, Westchester,...

Shake Down Anthony Seminerio

Shake Down Anthony Seminerio

In 2008, federal prosecutors alleged the pushy Queens Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio...

Dishonest Roger Green

Dishonest Roger Green

Remember the story of how young George Washington cut down a cherry tree, and then...

Something’s Fishy Pedro Espada

Something’s Fishy Pedro Espada

Pedro Espada – a politician with a taste for the finer things – faced...

Slippery Nick Spano

Slippery Nick Spano

Slippery Nick Spano served as an Assemblymember from 1979 to 1986, and then for 20...

Happy Hiram Monserrate

Happy Hiram Monserrate

Hiram Monserrate represented the iconic borough of Queens. He was expelled in 2010...

Guilty Guy Velella

Guilty Guy Velella

Manhattan’s District Attorney, Robert Morgenthau, charged the Bronx and...

Gaudy Gloria Davis

Gaudy Gloria Davis

It was easy to get Bronx Assemblywoman Gloria Davis to do what you wanted. All you...

Fun in the Sun Efrain Gonzalez

Fun in the Sun Efrain Gonzalez

The probe into vacation-loving Efrain González’s dealings began in 2006 after the...

Living Large Diane Gordon

Living Large Diane Gordon

City investigators captured Brooklyn Assemblywoman Diane Gordon on a wire promising...

Sticky Fingers Clarence Norman

Sticky Fingers Clarence Norman

The sticky-fingered Clarence Norman faced four charges in 2003 related to his...

Strike Out Brian McLaughlin

Strike Out Brian McLaughlin

We’ve seen some dastardly deeds so far, but this next crook’s actions really...

Double Trouble Alan Hevesi

Double Trouble Alan Hevesi

Alan Hevesi couldn’t learn his lesson. First, this joker lost his state-wide...

Jockey Joe Bruno

Jockey Joe Bruno

After an extensive investigation, federal prosecutors in 2009 claimed Joe Bruno...

Cash Hungry Carl Kruger

Cash Hungry Carl Kruger

Cash Hungry Carl Kruger is a New York boy, born and bred in the fine borough of...