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Former Comptroller Alan Hevesi released after 20 months in prison
Former Comptroller Alan Hevesi released after 20 months in prison
News Billy Rennison 12/12/2012 at 1:56PM

After serving 20 months behind bars for a pay-to-play scandal, former city and state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was released from prison with more than two years remaining on his sentence. The disgraced politician received the maximum four-year sentence in April 2011 after pleading guilty to corruption charges involving the state’s pension fund. Hevesi accepted $1 [...]

Ex-Comptroller Alan Hevesi to be released on parole in December
Ex-Comptroller Alan Hevesi to be released on parole in December
News Billy Rennison 11/15/2012 at 10:47AM

After nearly two years behind bars for a pay-to-play scandal, former city and state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was granted parole last night, the state’s Department of Corrections said. Hevesi was successful in his second appearance before a state parole board and is scheduled to be released by December 19.  The 72-year-old will remain on probation [...]