BK man sentenced in corruption trial

(08/25/10) BROOKLYN - A Brooklyn man was senetenced to 18 months in prison today for charges stemming from a massive corruption case.

Shuel Cohen admitted to laundering money for a man who turned out to be a government witness. Prosecutors say he transferred up to $1 million to people in Israel and other foreign nations.

Cohen was among 44 people arrested in July 2009 in what police are calling New Jersey's largest corruption sting.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A fast-moving fire killed five people, including three 1 3 children among victims in New York City house fire
The New York City nonprofit Guardian Angels stepped 2 Guardian Angels increase patrols in Coney Island
3 Neighborhood Brief for April 23
Fashion, Art, & Design held their seasonal pop-up 4 Pop-up marketplace features goods, art made in BK
Suffolk fire officials say a house was gutted 5 House gutted by overnight fire in Oakdale

advertisement | advertise on News 12


Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.