Prosecutors in Manhattan federal court last Thursday hinted at the possibility that the racketeering case against former state Assemblyman Brian McLaughlin may be settled before jury selection begins in October.
Settlement possible for McLaughlin
By reversing his original plea, McLaughlin would likely face a reduced sentence. But federal prosecutors declined to discuss any stipulations of a potential plea deal; nor would his defense attorneys discuss it.
Feds Hint At Plea Deal, As Ex-Pol’s Trial Looms
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