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Spring Valley Deputy Mayor Joseph A. Desmaret exits federal court in White Plains. Desmaret and five co-defendants, including state Sen. Malcolm Smith, face corruption and fraud charges. (April 23, 2013)(Credit: Charles Eckert)

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Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin, 5 other politicians arraigned

Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin and Deputy Mayor Joseph A. Desmaret are due in federal court Tuesday to enter pleas on public corruption charges. Jasmin, Desmaret and four other political figures -- state Sen. Malcolm Smith, a Democrat; New York City Republican Councilman Daniel Harlan; Bronx GOP boss Joseph Savino; and Queens GOP vice chairman Vincent Tabone -- were indicted April 18 by a federal grand jury in White Plains for their alleged roles in a complex corruption conspiracy.


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