Three Attorneys, Paralegal Indicted in Bribery Scheme

District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said during a press conference that the defendants bribed a New York City Criminal Justice Agency employee to identify and steer wealthy, low-level arrestees who could become clients, promising them shorter arraignment times.

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