The Albany Correspondent: Pimping Out Senate Influence By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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KRUGER_Senator Carl GONZALEZ_CarlosThe Albany Correspondent, Carlos Gonzalez (pictured RIGHT)

ALBANY, NY – December 20, 2011 — He financed a four-door Bentley Arnage.  He lives in a Mil Basin home that was originally built for a boss of the Luchese crime family.  However, the permanent residence is about to change for Senator Carl Kruger (D-Brooklyn) (pictured LEFT). 

Kruger is expected to plead guilty to four of the five federal corruption charges claiming he accepted more than $1million in bribes, sources say.

Mr. Kruger’s lawyer, Benjamin Brafman, said Mr. Kruger and his co-conspirator, Mr. Turano, were scheduled to appear before the presiding judge in the case, Jed S. Rakoff of Federal District Court in Manhattan, on Tuesday afternoon; he would not discuss the details of what was expected to transpire. If he pleads guilty to a felony, Mr. Kruger will automatically lose his job.

Kruger, 62, was busted earlier this year.

Court papers say he sponsored legislation, attempted to allocate millions in pork-barrel funds and even wrote a letter to a federal judge in Buffalo in exchange for a “stream of bribes” from real-estate, hospital and beverage-industry interests.

 

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  1. Swindling frauds! This is disgusting.
    Carlos Gonzalez wrote this article? Ha! The irony! His father, disgraced senator Efrain Gonzalez, is in prison as we speak for stealing taxpayer money as a state Senator. What a joke!

  2. I hear that Kruger has agreed to testify against his friend Nick Spano as a condition of his plea deal with the U.S. Attorney. This could get interesting.

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