INTERACTIVE: Follow Sheldon Silver’s Secret Money Trail – Lower East Side – New York

Sheldon Silver’s Secret Income

Prosecutors allege that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver received millions of dollars in kickbacks from two law firms for work he never did. They claim Silver never reported any income from an unnamed real estate firm and vastly underreported income from the firm Weitz & Luxenberg.Reported Income*Unreported Income – Weitz & LuxenbergUnreported Income – Real Estate Firm2014500,000Unreported Income – Real Estate Firm20022003100,000.00200420,000.003,606.172005200620072008200920102011201220132014*Silver’s reported income only includes payments from Weitz & Luxenberg. Records from 2002 and 2003 are incomplete, and Silver’s 2014 income report was not included in court files.

Michael Benjamin

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A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email FOMB08@GMAIL.COM.
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