Ex-New York Judge Thomas Spargo Indicted

judge New York Judge Thomas Spargo has been indicted for attempted extortion and attempted bribery. A former Albany County Judge, Spargo is accused of pressuring an Ulster County lawyer to give him $10,000 in 2003 and he was forced from the bench in 2006.

The New York Commission on Judicial Conduct previously found that Spargo, 65, sought lawyer contributions to a fund being used to pay for his defense of earlier misconduct allegations — despite Spargo’s denial.

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  1. Good for the judge. I doubt he could ever work again, even as a legal secretary.

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