Former Assemblyman Eric Stevenson speaks exclusively to News 12 after bribery case

Stevenson was found guilty of accepting $22,000 in bribes for helping a group of businessmen start an adult day care center. (1/28/14)

THE BRONX - For the first time since he was found guilty in a federal bribery case, former state Assemblyman Eric Stevenson spoke to News 12 The Bronx about the allegations, his sentencing and his transition from celebrated politician to convicted criminal.

Stevenson was found guilty of accepting $22,000 in bribes over the course of a few months in exchange for helping a group of businessmen start an adult day care center in the Bronx.

In the second part of the exclusive interview Stevenson discusses the possibility of spending time in prison. He maintains that he has worked hard for the community and that he is not guilty.

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Stevenson and his lawyer say they are facing an uncertain sentencing, but they say they haven't heard any definitive numbers regarding the time he could spend in prison.

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