Lawyer of ex-city Councilman Daniel Halloran grills FBI agent for wining and dining as an undercover

This article originally appeared in The Daily News.

BY  NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11:36 PM
NYC PAPERS OUT. Social media use restricted to low res file max 184 x 128 pixels and 72 dpiMICHAEL SCHWARTZ /FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWSFormer City Councilman Daniel Halloran leaves Federal Court in White Plains on Wednesday. He is on trial for allegations of political corruption.

Ex-city Councilman Daniel Halloran’s lawyer accused an FBI undercover testifying in Halloran’s bribery trial Wednesday of living large on the public dime.

“You came to enjoy your role, wining and dining at all these nice places?” lawyer Vinoo Varghese asked the G-man, who posed as a businessman to snare Halloran and state Sen. Malcolm Smith in a corruption bust.

“I got to enjoy good wine and steak, but . . . I wasn’t out on the town,” the agent said.

Author: sabrinacaserta

Sabrina Caserta, born and bred in Bronx, New York, is a freelance reporter whose work has appeared in the New York Daily News and Street Sense- a homeless-run street paper located in the District. As a member of Roger Williams University’s class of 2016, Sabrina studied Journalism and Political Science. This fueled her passion for social justice reporting, including issues of homelessness, institutionalized racism, poverty, education and the environment. She also served as the Project Director of the nation-brand initiative, The Re:Imagine Jamaica Project, and as a Resident Assistant for three years. As an avid reader, health enthusiast and travel addict, Sabrina enjoys yoga, cooking and writing in her spare time. She aspires to one day be an investigative journalist and travel the world. Twitter: @sabrinacaserta Email: sabcaserta AT gmail DOT com

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