State Sen. Malcolm Smith, D-N.Y. (AP/Kathy Willens)

FBI arrests New York state senator, NYC councilman

The arrests come as part of a public corruption probe


Associated Press
April 2, 2013 4:25PM (UTC)

NEW YORK—The FBI says it has arrested New York state Sen. Malcolm Smith and a New York City councilman as part of a public corruption probe.

The agency says Smith and City Councilman Dan Halloran were arrested without incident at 6 a.m. Tuesday at their homes.

Advertisement:

The FBI declined to provide other details.

Representatives for the politicians did not immediately respond to comment requests.


Associated Press

MORE FROM Associated Press

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

Associated Press Fbi Malcolm Smith New York New York City

BROWSE SALON.COM
COMPLETELY AD FREE,
FOR THE NEXT HOUR

Read Now, Pay Later - no upfront
registration for 1-Hour Access

Click Here
7-Day Access and Monthly
Subscriptions also available
No tracking or personal data collection
beyond name and email address

•••






Fearless journalism
in your inbox every day

Sign up for our free newsletter

• • •