WAMC New York News
3:48 am
Fri December 22, 2006

Hevesi resigns in plea deal

Albany, NY – New York State's chief financial officer has pleaded guilty to defrauding the state, by using state employees to chauffeur his ailing wife. State Comptroller Alan Hevesi resigned his post effective Friday in a plea deal with the Albany County District Attorney's office. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein was at the county court this morning to hear the plea: