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Friday, June 30, 2006

The (Almost) Homeland Security Chief Pleads Guilty

This morning back in my old haunts of Bronx Supreme Court, Bernard Kerik pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges for accepting $165,000 worth of remodeling on his apartment from a company attempting to do business with New York City, and for failing to report a $29,000 loan to finance the apartment. That sure was a pretty quick turn around from standing next to the President at a Cabinet nomination to standing next to an attorney in criminal court.

Update: NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has removed Kerik's name from Manhattan's jail complex, which Mayor Rudolph Giuliani had re-named in Kerik's honor in 2001.

Posted by Brooks Holland on June 30, 2006 at 12:43 PM in Criminal Law, Current Affairs | Permalink

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