Monday’s testimony on the corruption trial of a former best aide to Gov. Cuomo has been canceled due to the sickness of a safety lawyer whose questioning remaining week led to the arrest of the prosecution’s big name witness.
Celebrity witness in ex-Cuomo aide’s corruption trial arrested
Todd Howe, the prosecution’s superstar witness against Joseph Percoco, was once…
The Ny US Lawyer’s Place Of Business announced that Monday’s proceedings can be dispose of after a member of the security group wrote to pass judgement on Valerie Caproni announcing that lawyer Daniel Gitner was once too ill “to continue his cross-examination of Todd Howe.”
Howe — who claims to have helped former Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco pocket more than $THREE HUNDRED,000 in bribes — was once arrested Thursday night after he admitted during his court docket testimony that he attempted to scam his method out of a $SIX HUNDRED stay on the Waldorf-Astoria.
Howe said he stayed at the swank hotel even as negotiating his cooperation settlement, which required that he no longer dedicate any more crimes.
Additionally Sunday, some other security legal professional objected to a prosecution request that Caproni tell the jury that Howe was jailed merely “as a result of his bail being revoked.”
Caproni hadn’t ruled on that request as of Sunday night.