Pigeon probe

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G. Steven Pigeon, the longtime political operative who pleaded guilty to a state bribery charge last week is now expected to enter a guilty plea in his federal case.

Pigeon pleads guilty to bribery in state case

Sep 28, 2018
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The New York State Attorney General announced Friday that G. Steven Pigeon, a longtime political operative and former chair of the Erie County Democratic Committee, has pleaded guilty to one count of bribery in his state case.

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New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will be in Buffalo Thursday with more details about the ongoing investigation into political operative Steve Pigeon.  On Wednesday, State Supreme Court Justice John Michalek  entered a guilty plea to taking a bribe and filing a false instrument.