Preet Bharara Trash Removal: Sheldon Silver Down, Could Dean Skelos be next?
January 30, 2015
NBC is reporting that one week, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara after the arrest of former Speaker of the Albany Assembly, Sheldon Silver, the outside financial sources and real estate ties of NY Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, the highest-ranking Republican in the Albany State Legislature are allegedly under investigation.
In addition to leading the Senate, Skelos (R-Nassau County) serves as of counsel to the law firm, Ruskin, Moscou Faltischek on Long Island.
He publicly disclosed making between $150,000 and $250,000 from the firm in 2013….
NBC reported the Skelos investigation is part of a broader probe focusing on how some part-time legislators make their outside money….
Word of the Skelos investigation surfaced one week, after the arrest of former Speaker, Sheldon Silver the highest-ranking Progressive of the New York State Assembly.
Silver has temporarily relinquished his duties while fighting federal corruption charges, among…
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