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City Councilman Larry Seabrook's corruption trial begins

Wednesday, November 09, 2011 - 03:53 PM

From WNYC:

A veteran City Council member funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars meant for charity to benefit himself, his girlfriend and family, prosecutors charged Wednesday.

Larry Seabrook, 60, was charged last year in a probe of alleged abuse of discretionary funds โ€” prosecutors claim the Democrat placed his girlfriend, family members and friends on the payroll of charities, even though they did little or no actual work.

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