Michael Farkas http://wamc.org en Politician indicted in NY 2008 perjury case http://wamc.org/post/politician-indicted-ny-2008-perjury-case <p>A former New York state assemblyman has pleaded not guilty to perjury in a corruption case.</p><p>An indictment was unsealed Wednesday in the Bronx against Nelson Castro.</p><p>Prosecutors say Castro lied under oath during a civil proceeding concerning his eligibility for placement on the ballot in a primary election for the 86th Assembly District.</p><p>The Bronx Democrat resigned last week after he said he cooperated with federal officials in a separate bribery case involving Bronx Democratic Assemblyman Eric&nbsp;Stevenson. Castro was not charged criminally in that case.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:28:50 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61979 at http://wamc.org Politician indicted in NY 2008 perjury case