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NY State Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges

May 14, 2013
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A New York state lawmaker already facing bribery and other corruption charges has pleaded not guilty to new mail fraud charges.

Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. of Brooklyn is accused of using funds meant for a nonprofit to pay for community events promoting his political career. He entered the plea on Monday. The new charges were announced earlier this month.