Stunner: NY Democrat Charged in Corruption Case

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:15 pm

Apparently the New York Times has learned after years of abuse that hiding the party name isn’t worth the headache. Of course at the same time any story involving corrupt pols out of New York in all likelihood involve Democrats.

Shirley L. Huntley, a Democratic state senator from Queens, was accused by prosecutors on Monday of taking part in a scheme involving the misuse of money intended for a nonprofit group that was supposed help guide parents through the New York City school system.

The charges against Ms. Huntley, who surrendered at the Nassau County court complex in Mineola, N.Y., included tampering with evidence, conspiracy in the fifth degree and falsifying business records. The charges were filed by Eric T. Schneiderman, the New York attorney general, who was scheduled to hold a news conference on Monday afternoon to provide more details.

Ms. Huntley did not speak to reporters after she was charged, and she was surrounded by supporters who kept journalists from getting too close to her.

That seems to be par for the course with Democrats these days. Avoid inquiring reporters at all costs.

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