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Bail revoked for ex-NYPD Commissioner Kerik

(AP) - A federal judge has revoked bail forformer New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerikand sent him to jail to await trial on corruption charges. The judge said Tuesday he was revoking the $500,000

News 12 Staff

Oct 20, 2009, 11:24 PM

Updated 5,356 days ago

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(AP) - A federal judge has revoked bail forformer New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerikand sent him to jail to await trial on corruption charges. The judge said Tuesday he was revoking the $500,000 bail becauseKerik disclosed case information that had been sealed to thetrustee of his legal defense fund. The trustee then shared some of the secret information with anewspaper. The information was not published. The judge did not believe Kerik's claim that the trustee hadbeen hired as a lawyer and was therefore allowed to see theinformation. Kerik is accused of accepting apartment renovations from aconstruction company in exchange for recommending the company forcity contracts. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges. The trial is scheduled to begin Monday.


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