Another Corruption Plea in NY

     MANHATTAN (CN) – Efrain Gonzalez, a former state senator from the Bronx, pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges on Friday. Gonzalez arranged for a supposed nonprofit group, the West Bronx Neighborhood Association, to use state and federal money to pay “more than $500,000 worth of his personal credit card and other bills,” prosecutors said.

     Gonzalez, 60, faces up to 50 years in prison at his Aug. 7 sentencing.

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