Ex-Nassau judge admits laundering for mob

Former Nassau District Judge David Gross pleaded guilty Friday to laundering money for the mob. Gross, 45, admitted in court he worked with the Genovese crime family to launder more than $100,000. The

News 12 Staff

Jul 13, 2007, 10:35 PM

Updated 6,215 days ago

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Former Nassau District Judge David Gross pleaded guilty Friday to laundering money for the mob.
Gross, 45, admitted in court he worked with the Genovese crime family to launder more than $100,000. The former judge, who was arrested in August of 2005 and lost re-election that November, said he agreed to use bogus restaurant receipts as receipts from campaign fundraisers. Gross said he was to be rewarded with 15 to 20 percent of any money he laundered.
"This is a tragic day for David and his family, but he's taken a step to move past it today by accepting responsibility for his wrongdoing," defense attorney John Carman said.
Federal guidelines recommend a 37 to 46-month prison sentence. Sentencing is scheduled for October 26.


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