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White Plains, NY - State Senator Thomas Libous Indicted; Accused Of Lying To FBI

Published on: July 1, 2014 12:14 PM
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FILE -  New York State Senator Libous representing the 52nd Senate District representing Broome, Tioga, Chenango and Delaware Counties. White Plains, NY - A New York state senator has been indicted on charges that he lied to the FBI about arranging a law firm job and an inflated salary for his son.


An indictment unsealed Tuesday says Thomas Libous (LIH’-buhs), a leading Republican, claimed he didn’t know how his son, Matthew, got the job.

It also says he told the FBI he was unaware that a lobbying firm was paying part of his son’s salary.

It has been previously alleged that Thomas Libous arranged his son’s job and salary and promised extra business for the law firm.

Libous’ office said it would comment later. A message left at his lawyer’s office was not immediately returned.

Matthew Libous was indicted on federal tax charges. A call to his attorney was not immediately returned.

Libous represents the 52nd Senate District representing Broome, Tioga, Chenango and Delaware Counties.

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Read Comments (3)  —  Post Yours »


 Jul 01, 2014 at 01:43 PM Reb Yid Says:

Fascist country, where you go to jail for lying to the fuzz.


 Jul 01, 2014 at 03:25 PM Anonymous Says:

One down. Many more to follow.


 Jul 01, 2014 at 11:04 PM MINBP Says:

This is why you NEVER talk to the feds !!! NEVER EVER under any circumstances !!!


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