NEW YORK | Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

12Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



NEW YORK — A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling that it’s a bad time to face corruption charges.

The Manhattan jury returned its verdict after a monthlong trial put a spotlight on how lucrative contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars were awarded for redevelopment projects aimed at revitalizing upstate New York, particularly Syracuse and Buffalo.

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