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Bronx state Assemblyman Eric Stevenson found guilty in bribery case

Assemblyman Eric Stevenson is accused of accepting bribes

Assemblyman Eric Stevenson is accused of accepting bribes in exchange for political favors. (January 13, 2014 6:38 PM)

A jury has found Bronx state Assemblyman Eric Stevenson guilty of all four counts of bribery, conspiracy and extortion.

The jury decided on a verdict in just two hours today after both sides presented their closing arguments at the federal courthouse in lower Manhattan.

Stevenson was found guilty of accepting $22,000 in bribes over the course of a few months in exchange for helping a...

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