ROCKVILLE Centre, NY — May 11, 201 — Former federal prosecutor, Senator Todd Kaminsky, released the following statement after former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was found guilty of corruption charges.
“Today justice was served on behalf of taxpayers. But this latest conviction must also be met with action in Albany. If we are going to protect our democracy and restore the trust of New Yorkers, we must fight for good government in Albany, not just the courts.”
About Todd Kaminsky:
As a federal prosecutor representing Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens, and as Acting Deputy Chief of the Public Integrity Section, Kaminsky took down corrupt elected officials who used taxpayer dollars to fund lavish lifestyles. His successful prosecutions include State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada, Jr., Congressman Michael Grimm, and Assemblyman Jimmy Meng.