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Lawyers for former state senator want corruption charges dropped

Lawyers for former state senator want corruption charges dropped

November 02, 2017 11:08 PM

The lawyers for former state Senator George Maziarz want his five felony charges dismissed.

In court, his attorney's claimed state election officials may not agree Maziarz broke any law, according to the Buffalo News. Maziarz represented all of Orleans and Niagara counties and the towns of Sweden and Ogden until 2015.

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He's accused of funneling campaign money to a public relations firm -- which in turn paid a former staffer who left his office amid sexual harassment allegations.

The judge did not make a ruling on Thursday.

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