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    09/02/2013 6:29:44 AM PDT · by Liz · 5 replies
    NY POST ^ | 9/2/13 | EDITORIAL
    To save his skin, Nelson Castro, a native of the Dominican Republic, and corrupt NY state assemblyman, made a deal to get wired to root out govt corruption. Now Castro's beached the deal to save himself---recently pleading guilty in federal court to lying...prosecutors caught Castro stupidly lying on YouTube. No one's opposed to ferreting out corruption in Albany....which some consider to be organized crime. But the indicted, wired Castro was allowed to run for re-election......the corrupt Castro presented himself to voters under false pretenses....a curious way to clean up corruption. Former Assemblyman Nelson Castro
  • Castro forged papers

    04/07/2013 6:19:38 AM PDT · by Liz · 31 replies
    NY POST ^ | 4/7/13 | BRUCE GOLDING
    Democrat used trickery for gaining power, court papers show. Now resigned, state Assemblyman Nelson Castro---a Dominican Republic native---schemed to illegally register dozens of latino voters, and forged signatures on petitions to seek office earlier as a Democrat district leader. The revelations were spelled out in a deal in which feds agreed not to prosecute in return for Castro's wearing a wire to nail his shady Democrat colleagues. Castro admitted to lying about dozens of (illegals) registered to vote using his address.
  • Assemblyman Eric Stevenson ‘was reading the Bible' when busted for taking bribe (NY)

    04/06/2013 4:47:14 PM PDT · by neverdem · 12 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | APRIL 6, 2013 | DANIEL BEEKMAN
    Eric Stevenson 'was totally surprised' when officers came to arrest him for allegedly taking $20,000 in bribes. Stevenson's actions came to light thanks to another assemblyman, Nelson Castro, who was working undercover to expose political corruption. The state assemblyman busted Thursday on bombshell bribery charges says he was reading the Bible when he was arrested and insists he did no wrong. The allegations that Eric Stevenson took $20,000 in bribes stunned his constituents and his Assembly colleagues. But he told the Daily News on Friday that he was the most shocked of all. “It took me totally by surprise,” the...