US Attorney looking at NY State Assembly Speaker Silver…

This one came up a while ago and disappeared ….

Shelly Silver is one of the three guys who run the State of New York along with Republican State Senate Leader Dean Skelos and Governor Andrew Cuomo….

Governor Cuomo shut down an effort to investigate his State legislators…..

The leads from the effort where forwarded to office of Preet Bharrra the US Attorney for the Southern District….

Silver has been known to get paid money by a Law firm that Silver has NOT listed…..He’s supposed to do so….

Hummmm?

 

Federal authorities are investigating substantial payments made to the State Assembly speaker, Sheldon Silver, by a small law firm that seeks real estate tax reductions for commercial and residential properties in New York City, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Prosecutors from the United States attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York and agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation have found that the law firm, Goldberg & Iryami, P.C., has paid Mr. Silver the sums over roughly a decade, but that he did not list that income on his annual financial disclosure forms, as required, the people said.

The prosecutors, from the office of the United States attorney, Preet Bharara, and the F.B.I. agents were seeking to determine precisely what Mr. Silver, a Manhattan Democrat, has been doing for the payments, the people said. Spokesmen for the F.B.I. and Mr. Bharara’s office declined to comment….

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