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Convicted labor boss William C. Dekoning is escorted
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Convicted labor boss William C. Dekoning is escorted into an inmate van in Mineola on his way to prison to serve an 18-month term after being convicted of grand larceny and extorting money from contractors.(Credit: Newsday Photo, 1954 / Harvey Weber)

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LI corruption scandals, 50 years and counting

As long as there have been governments and people who seek power through them, there have been corruption scandals. Here's a rogues' gallery of those convicted of corruption since 1953.