Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson was found guilty of federal corruption charges yesterday. A jury convicted him of accepting over $22,000 in bribes from businessmen in exchange for passing legislation barring new adult daycare centers near facilities they hoped to open. It took less than two hours for the jurors to reach their verdict. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years on each of two counts and lesser maximums on the others. His seat is now vacant.
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