Former New York State Senate majority leader Dean Skelos was found guilty of federal corruption charges by a jury on Tuesday, nearly a year after an appeals court threw out his 2015 conviction.
The federal jury in Manhattan also convicted Skelos’ son, Adam, of related charges. Both defendants were convicted on all counts they faced.
Prosecutors had accused the elder Skelos, a Republican from Long Island, of using his position to pressure three companies to provide his son with consulting work, a “no-show” job and a $20,000 payment.
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