Two Convicted of Payments to Steer Potential Clients


June 1, 2016 | New York Law Journal

Two Convicted of Payments to Steer Potential Clients

A criminal defense lawyer and his paralegal were convicted of bribery on Tuesday for paying a New York Criminal Justice Agency employee to send them potential clients who could afford to hire a private attorney. Attorney Benjamin Yu, 37, and paralegal, Jose Nuñez, 49, were convicted of two counts of second-degree bribery, one count of fourth-…