Politicians Corruption Probe

April 3, 2013 - 7:27 PM
In this courtroom sketch, State Sen. Malcolm Smith, D-Queens, center left, stands in federal court next to his attorney Gerald Shargel Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in White Plains, N.Y. Smith was arrested along with five other politicians Tuesday in an alleged plot to pay tens of thousands of dollars in bribes to GOP bosses to let him run for mayor of New York City as a Republican. Clockwise from left are Bronx County Republican Party Chairman Joseph Savino; his attorney Kevin B. Faga; Smith; Shargel; Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin, and Assistant US Attorney Douglas Bloom. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)