sampson http://wamc.org en Another Senator Arrested On Corruption Charge http://wamc.org/post/another-senator-arrested-corruption-charge <p>Former New York state Senate Democratic Leader John Sampson turned himself in to federal authorities Monday, after being accused in a nine-count indictment of embezzling nearly half a million dollars from mortgage foreclosure accounts, and then trying to cover it up.</p><p>According to the federal compliant, Senator Sampson is accused of embezzling $440,000 in funds that he was entrusted to care for as a court-appointed referee on four foreclosed Brooklyn properties. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 May 2013 19:14:02 +0000 Karen DeWitt 63989 at http://wamc.org Another Senator Arrested On Corruption Charge