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A string of court precedents have whittled away at public corruption theories, to the benefit of Brian Benjamin, Joe Percoco and others.
The nation’s top court heard arguments in the cases of Joseph Percoco and Louis Ciminelli, both of which are tied to the Cuomo administration.
They admitted accepting thousands of dollars in exchange for smuggling cell phones and narcotics.
Prosecutors say they smuggled drugs and cell phones to gang members.
Those arrests include an NYPD officer and five 911 operators.
A former high-ranking cop accused of trading police favors for lavish gifts was found not guilty on Wednesday.
The old cash in the envelope routine.
He was allegedly trying to get the city to look the other way on illegal construction at his house.
He reportedly has ties to a neighborhood patrol officer accused of bribing cops for gun licenses.
"We have been concerned that the Trump Foundation may have engaged in some impropriety," he said.