Monday’s testimony at the corruption trial of a former best aide to Gov. Cuomo has been canceled because of the illness of a defense legal professional whose questioning last week led to the arrest of the prosecution’s celebrity witness.
Big Name witness in ex-Cuomo aide’s corruption trial arrested
Todd Howe, the prosecution’s superstar witness against Joseph Percoco, used to be…
The New York US Lawyer’s Office introduced that Monday’s court cases would be get rid of after a member of the protection crew wrote to judge Valerie Caproni announcing that lawyer Daniel Gitner was once too ill “to continue his move-examination of Todd Howe.”
Howe — who claims to have helped former Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco pocket greater than $THREE HUNDRED,000 in bribes — was arrested Thursday evening after he admitted during his court testimony that he tried to rip-off his approach out of a $SIX HUNDRED keep on the Waldorf-Astoria.
Howe mentioned he stayed at the swank hotel even as negotiating his cooperation settlement, which required that he not commit any more crimes.
Also Sunday, every other safety attorney objected to a prosecution request that Caproni tell the jury that Howe used to be jailed simply “as a results of his bail being revoked.”
Caproni hadn’t dominated on that request as of Sunday night time.