Santo Petrocelli

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Judge to Brian McLaughlin: Ten Years Should Do It

    Ex-city labor leader and Queens assemblyman Brian McLaughlin was hit with a ten-year prison term this afternoon for a $2 million spree of thievery in which he looted union, campaign, and state funds, and shook down contractors for bribes. (Background here and here.) McLaughlin, 57, who led the city' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    City Electric Big Jolted in Bribe Rap

    It took a while, but federal prosecutors have finally zapped veteran electrical contractor Santo Petrocelli, whose company had a decades-long hold on lucrative city street lighting contracts. How lucrative? Say about $400 million over the past 15 years. Petrocelli, 74, is charged with taking brib ... More >>

  • News

    December 12, 2006

    The Sinner Within

    How Brian McLaughlin betrayed the labor movement and conned us all