Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Taken Into Federal Custody
Federal authorities have taken Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver into custody on corruption charges.
An FBI Spokesperson has confirmed that Silver was taken into custody around 8 a.m. today.
According the to New York Times, Silver did not list payments he received from Goldberg & Iryami on his annual financial disclosure filings.
Silver, 70, has been the Speaker of the Assembly since 1994. We will bring you more on this story as details are known. Stay tuned!