Charged with various federal corruption counts in different matters, including the Buffalo Billion project, are Joseph Percoco, one of Cuomo’s longest and closest former advisors, SUNY Polytechnic boss Alain Kaloyeros, as well as top officials with one Buffalo Billion general contractor, LPCiminelli, including the company’s leader Louis Ciminelli.

There will be a press conference today at noon to announce public corruption charges against nine defendants, including Joseph Percoco, the former Executive Deputy Secretary to the Governor, and Alain Kaloyeros, the President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, for their roles in two bribery and fraud schemes in connection with the award of hundreds of millions of dollars in New York State contracts and other official state actions.  Relevant charging documents are attached.

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