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Jury in Seabrook bribery trial to continue deliberations Tuesday

Jurors fail to reach a verdict on third day as they decide the fate of the former union chief who s accused of taking a $60,000 bribe.

Norman Seabrook, seen here on Oct. 30, 2017,

Norman Seabrook, seen here on Oct. 30, 2017, faces bribery charges. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Jurors in the bribery trial of former New York City correctional officers union boss Norman Seabrook failed to reach a verdict on their third day of deliberations Monday in Manhattan federal court.

Seabrook, 57, is charged with taking a $60,000 bribe to invest $20 million of union pension and reserve money in Platinum Partners, a hedge fund founded by co-defendant Murray Huberfeld.

The trial began Oct. 23 and focused on the credibility of a government informant, Jona Rechnitz, who said he delivered the bribe.

Deliberations are scheduled to resume on Tuesday.

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