Alan Hevesi: Ex-NY Comptroller Gets Prison for Pension Scandal

A judge Friday sentenced former New York state comptroller Alan Hevesi to a minimum of one year and a maximum of four years in prison for a state pension kickback scheme in which Governor Andrew Cuomo said Hevesi “presided over a culture of corruption.”

Hevesi, a Democrat, pleaded guilty to a felony corruption charge last October in a case Cuomo had originally brought in his previous job as state attorney general.

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