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Former Congressman Michael Grimm has been ordered to pay $149,000 in restitution, on top of an eight month jail sentence, for under-reporting almost $1 million in sales and wages at his former Upper East Side restaurant, Law 360 reports. The money will be divided among three government agencies, with the State of New York collecting…

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Disgraced ex-Congressman Michael Grimm was sentenced to eight months in prison and one year of probation by a federal court today, seven months after pleading guilt to tax fraud and resigning from office. In January, Grimm admitted to underreporting his earnings in relation to a fast food business, called Healthalicious, that he owned before running…

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The numbers are in. Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan sailed to victory over opponent Councilman Vincent Gentile in last night’s special election. Republican Donovan took 60 percent of the vote while Gentile, the Democratic candidate, won just 39 percent, according to preliminary results. The DA, who will be New York City’s only Republican member of the House,…

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Today, May 5, is the special election to fill the 11th Congressional District seat, and polls will be open from 6am to 9pm. The district, which covers Staten Island and parts of Southern Brooklyn, was left vacant in January by disgraced Congressman Michael Grimm, who resigned after pleading guilty to tax fraud. To find out if you live…

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As we approach the May 5 special election to fill Michael Grimm’s vacant congressional seat, the Staten Island Advance has done us a favor and tracked down the disgraced former politician, just to see how he is doing one year after his indictment. Turns out the tax cheat is living quite the charmed life post-scandal: he…

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Feds will not be pushing for prison time for Diane Durand, Congressman Michael Grimm ex-girlfriend who pleaded guilty to illegally gathering contribution’s for the disgraced politician’s campaign last year. In a letter, prosecutors wrote that they wouldn’t challenge the defense’s request that Durand receive probation – and not jail time – and no more than $31,800 in fines when she is…

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Councilman Vincent Gentile was selected as the Democratic candidate for the 11th Congressional District last night and will face off with prosecutor Daniel Donovan for the seat vacated by ex-Congressman Michael Grimm. Gentile released a statement accepting the nod today: I am honored to accept the Democratic nomination for New York’s 11th congressional district. Today, with the support of…

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