Corruption

NY State Senator Recorded Colleagues for Corruption Inquiry

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ALBANY — Former State Senator Shirley L. Huntley, a Queens Democrat, last summer recorded six state senators and a city councilman at the behest of federal prosecutors and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

According to a document released on Wednesday by a federal court in Brooklyn, Ms. Huntley invited the lawmakers to her home and then taped her conversations with them. Among those recorded were Senators Eric Adams of Brooklyn, Ruth Hassell-Thompson of Westchester County, José Peralta of Queens, Velmanette Montgomery of Brooklyn, John L. Sampson of Brooklyn and Malcolm A. Smith of Queens. Senators Sampson and Smith have been charged with corruption in separate cases.