Documents: Sheldon Silver had affairs with 2 women

The former Assembly speaker was convicted in November in a multi-million corruption case.

The former Assembly speaker was convicted in November in a multi-million corruption case. (4/15/16)

MANHATTAN - News 12 Long Island has learned former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is accused of having affairs with two women.

New court documents released today say that one of the women lobbied Silver on a regular basis.

As News 12 has reported, the 72-year-old was convicted in December of taking about $5 million in kickbacks and bribes.


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